To assess the frequency of hyperhomocysteinemia in patients of first attack of ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction under age of 40 years. Cross sectional study. December 2009 to June 2010.
Ch. Pervaiz Elahi Institute of Cardiology, Multan. A total of 65 patients of acute myocardial infarction were included in the study on the basis of chest pain, ECG changes and increased cardiac enzyme. A total of 65 patients fulfilled the inclusion criteria were included the study. Mean age was 35.68 years. Out of the 65 patients, 87.7% were male and 12.3% were female, 41.5% patients has increased homocysteine level while 68.5% had normal homocysteine level. Plasma Hcy is an important risk factor for the development of the acute myocardial infarction
Haroon Aziz Khan Babar ,Jamil Ahmad ,Zahid Rafique Butt ,
Professional Med. J. -Q. 2012;
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