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Cardio-Vascular

Animal Study Shows Link Between Nicotine And Atrial Flutter

14 years ago

1232  0
Posted on Feb 01, 2005, 6 a.m. By Bill Freeman

In a recent animal study, researchers from the Division of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, in collaboration with the University of California, Los Angeles, have found that over time, the absorption of nicotine after myocardial infarction (MI) significantly increases the incidence of cardiac fibrosis in canine hearts.
In a recent animal study, researchers from the Division of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, in collaboration with the University of California, Los Angeles, have found that over time, the absorption of nicotine after myocardial infarction (MI) significantly increases the incidence of cardiac fibrosis in canine hearts.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2005/01/050128222617.htm

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