ABO BLOOD GROUPS IN RELATION TO ISCHAEMIC HEART DISEASE
AbstractThis study was planned to see any relationship between ABO blood groups and ischaemic heart disease, by using aseries of patients with IHD. Accordingly, interest attaches to our findings that the highest incidence was observed inblood group A (44%), followed by O (28%), B (22%) and AB (6%). Although majority of patients in group A werenonsmokers and non-diabetics but the incidence was observed still higher in this group. An important conclusion isreached that the individuals who have An antigen are more susceptible to develop IHD.KEY WORDS: ABO Blood Groups, Ischaemic Heart Disease.
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