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Demographic and Clinical Features of Coronary Artery Disease Patients in the District of Antalya and Comparison of Them with Turkey’s Averages [Anatol J Cardiol]
Anatol J Cardiol. 2001; 1(1): 10-13

Demographic and Clinical Features of Coronary Artery Disease Patients in the District of Antalya and Comparison of Them with Turkey’s Averages

Cengiz Ermiş1, İbrahim Demir2, Ender Semiz1, Selim Yalçınkaya2, Filiz Ersel Tüzüner3, Oktay Sancaktar3, Necmi Değer1
1From the Cardiovascular Division, Medical School, Akdeniz University, Antalya, Turkey
2Akdeniz Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kardiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Antalya, Türkiye
3Akdeniz University, Medical Faculty, Department of Cardiology, Antalya

Objectives: Many studies have proved high plasma cholesterol and triglyceride levels as determinant major risk factors for coronary artery disease. It is also well known that coronary artery disease incidence and related mortality and morbidity is low in comunities applying Mediterranean diet. Turkey, having a high incidence of coronary artery disease, is unique because of the diversity of eating habbits in different regions of the country. The inhabitants of Antalya, region of interest in our study, are generally kept Mediterranean diet. We thought to determine the clinical and demographic features of the coronary artery disease patients living in the district of Antalya, and to find out if t hey correlate with Turkey’s averages when compared. We also searched for the preventive effect of Mediterranean diet, if there was any. Methods: 516 patients, who were admitted to the department of cardiology, were investigated in terms of age, sex, smoking habbits, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, family history, angina class, usage of aspirin and nitrates. Results: The results revealed that clinical and demographical features of the coronary artery disease in the district of Antalya were similar with Turkey’s averages and that the benefits brought by the preventive effects of Mediterranean diet, might have been compromised by smoking.



Cengiz Ermiş, İbrahim Demir, Ender Semiz, Selim Yalçınkaya, Filiz Ersel Tüzüner, Oktay Sancaktar, Necmi Değer. Demographic and Clinical Features of Coronary Artery Disease Patients in the District of Antalya and Comparison of Them with Turkey’s Averages. Anatol J Cardiol. 2001; 1(1): 10-13


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