What is the role of cigarette smoking in the etiology of noncoronary atherosclerosis?

Updated: Dec 23, 2019
  • Author: F Brian Boudi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Yasmine S Ali, MD, FACC, FACP, MSCI  more...
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Cigarette smokers have double the risk for stroke compared with nonsmokers. [4]


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