Effects of Smoking on Very-Long Term Mortality after First ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction


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KIZILTUNÇ E., ŞAHİN Y., TOPAL S., DÜZENLİ M. A. , Karakaya E., AYGÜL N., ...More

ARQUIVOS BRASILEIROS DE CARDIOLOGIA, vol.118, no.1, pp.24-31, 2022 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 118 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.36660/abc.20201036
  • Title of Journal : ARQUIVOS BRASILEIROS DE CARDIOLOGIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.24-31
  • Keywords: Tobacco Use Disorder, Nicotine/adverse effects, ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction/complications, Risk Factors, Mortality, PERCUTANEOUS CORONARY INTERVENTION, RECEIVING THROMBOLYTIC THERAPY, SMOKERS PARADOX, CIGARETTE-SMOKING, FOLLOW-UP, OUTCOMES, TRIAL

Abstract

Background: The smoking paradox has been a matter of debate for acute myocardial infarction patients for more than two decades. Although there is huge evidence claiming that is no real paradox, publications supporting better outcomes in post-MI smokers are still being released.