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Journal of Medical Sciences
  Year: 2002 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 1 | Page No.: 44-46
DOI: 10.3923/jms.2002.44.46
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Heart Disease Due to Infections: the Helicobacter pylori

Mohammad A. Khaled

Traditional cardiovascular risk factor, such as hyper cholesterolemia, smoking, diabetes, and hypertension, do not necessarily explain the incidence of heart disease. Several less substantiate risk factors may contribute significantly to cardiovascular Pathogenesis. H. pylori is a gram-negative, microaerophilic, spiral bacterium that occurs naturally, and inhabits the mucus layer that covers the gastric epithelial cells. This Short review deals with the heart disease due to infection, H. pylori.
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Mohammad A. Khaled , 2002. Heart Disease Due to Infections: the Helicobacter pylori. Journal of Medical Sciences, 2: 44-46.

DOI: 10.3923/jms.2002.44.46






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