Cardiac Surgery: Current Issues 1

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Having either of these two chemical stress test drugs injected into your body could bring on a potentially fatal heart attack. Regular exercise is one of the most important measures in the prevention of heart disease, stroke, hypertension, obesity, and diabetes(3,24,25,147-154). In most cases, it is difficult to recognize the symptoms of cardiomyopathy in the early stages. She stated: “Total tissue cholesterol accumulation for animals on the safflower diet was six times greater than for animals fed the [unhydrogenated] coconut oil.

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Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992 edition (January 31, 1993)

ISBN: 1461365112

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