Long-term prognostic factors of young patients (≤ 35 years) having acute myocardial infarction: the detrimental role of continuation of smoking Academic Article uri icon


  • BACKGROUND: There are few and conflicting data regarding the prognostic role of continued smoking in very young survivors of acute myocardial infraction (AMI) after the event. DESIGN: We conducted a prospective study to evaluate the impact of smoking habits on long-term outcome in individuals who sustained AMI at the age of


  • Rallidis, Loukianos S
  • Lekakis, John
  • Panagiotakos, Demosthenes
  • Fountoulaki, Katerina
  • Komporozos, Christoforos
  • Apostolou, Thomas
  • Rizos, loannis
  • Kremastinos, Dimitrios T

publication date

  • October 2008