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COMBATMI in Egypt: Management of ACS in Developing Countries

By 2025, 80 to 90% of all cardiovascular disease worldwide will occur in low- and middle-income developing countries. 1 This increase is due to many factors, including the growing use of tobacco and increases in hypertension, dyslipidaemia and diabetes.2 Other factors include urbanization, reduced physical activity, atherogenic diet, increases in obesity, 3 and the increasing…

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Spain Cardiology Numbers

Interventional Cardiology Practice in Spain (2010)

The following article introduction is by Dr Magdi El-Omar, Consultant Cardiologist, Manchester Heart Centre, Manchester, UK. I am delighted to introduce to our readership Dr José F. Diaz Fernández whom I have had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know well in a Cairo conference last year. Dr Diaz graduated from Universidad de Cádiz, Spain, in…

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