Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : September | Volume : 10 | Issue : 9 | Page : OE08 - OE12

Vascular Disease in Young Indians (20-40 years): Role of Ischemic Heart Disease OE08-OE12

Jamshed Dalal, Murugesh Shantaveeraya Hiremath, Mrinal Kanti Das, Devangkumar M Desai, Vijay Kumar Chopra, Arup Dasbiswas

Dr. Jamshed Dalal,
Centre for Cardiac Sciences, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital, Rao Saheb Achutrao Patwardhan Marg,
Four Bunglows, Andheri West, Mumbai- 400053, Maharashtra, India.

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) occurs at a younger age in Indians with over 50% of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) mortality occurring in individuals aged less than 50 years. Although several risk factors have been suggested; smoking, dyslipidemia and hypertension are major risk factors in the young. In this review, we have pooled the current evidence on Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) in young (20-40 years) and provided an opinion for the effective management of IHD in young Indians