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Korean Circ J. 1989 Sep;19(3):441-446. Korean. Original Article.
Won JH , Kim SG , Kwon YJ .

We studied 105 patients with trasmural myocardial infarction who were admitted to Soonchunhyang university hospital from 1984-1988, and evaluated the clinical and coronary angiographic findings accordin to the age. The following results were obtained: 1) Among 105 patients with myocardial infarction, the prevalent age were sixth and seventh decade(27.6%) and the ration of male to female was 2:1, But the raion of male to female was 5.3:1 under the 50 years of age. 2) In frequency of risk factor of coronarhy heart disease, cigarrette smoking was present in 66.7%, hypertensio in 44.8% and hypercholesterolemia in 28.6%. The mean number of risk factor was 1.3 under the 50 years of age and was 1.7 over the 50 years of age. 3) Anterior myocardial infarction was most common under 50 years of age whereas anterior and inferior myocardial infarction occur similarly over the 50 years of age. 4) By coronary angiography, one vessel disease of stenosis of left anterior descending coronary artery was common findings under 50 years of age, but multivessel disease was common findings over the 50 years of age.

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