The papers presented in this book were held at the International Sympo sium on Myocardial Infarction at Young Age on January 30 and 31, 1981, in Bad Krozingen, FRG. The symposium was sponsored and supported by the European Society of Cardiology and the Pharma Schwarz Co. The scientific committee was composed of H. Denolin (Bruxelles), F. Loogen (Dusseldorf), E. Nussel (Heidelberg), J. Widimsky (Prague), M. Schmuziger (Bad Krozingen), and the editor of this book. To all of these, as well as to my co-workers, many thanks. Bad Krozingen, October 1981 H. ROSKAMM Contents Introduction H. ROSKAMM (With 6 Figures) Session 1 Epidemiology and Risk Factors The Epidemiology of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Age Groups G.LAMM. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Myocardial Infarction in Young Men in the Heidelberg Register Area E. NUSSEL, L. BUCHHOLZ, and R. SCHEIDT (With 4 Figures) 13 Coronary Artery Disease in Young Adults Under 35 Years Old: Risk Factors (Swiss Survey) P. MORET, F. GUTZWILLER, and B. JUNOD (With 1 Figure) 17 Myocardial Infarction Among Men Below Age 40 in Goteborg R. BERGSTRAND, A. VEDIN, C. WILHELMSSON, and L. WILHELMSEN (With 4 Figures). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 . . Myocardial Infarction at Young Age: Risk Factors and Natural History G. S. UHL and P. W. FARREL . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 .
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Table of ContentsSession 1 Epidemiology and Risk Factors.- The Epidemiology of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Age Groups.- Myocardial Infarction in Young Men in the Heidelberg Register Area.- Coronary Artery Disease in Young Adults Under 35 Years Old: Risk Factors (Swiss Survey).- Myocardial Infarction Among Men Below Age 40 in Göteborg.- Myocardial Infarction at Young Age: Risk Factors and Natural History.- Role of Family History in Coronary Heart Disease at Young Age.- Session 2 Angiographic Findings and Prognosis.- Coronary Arteriographic Findings in Younger Survivors of Acute Myocardial Infarction Including Those with Normal Coronary Arteries.- Angiographic Findings in Postinfarction Patients Under the Age of 35.- Coronary Angiographic Findings and Risk Factors in Postinfarction Patients Under the Age of 40.- Evolution of Ventricular Function in Young Patients with Myocardial Infarction and Normal Coronary Arteries: Advantage of Isotopic Methods.- Prognosis of Coronary Heart Disease and Progression of Coronary Arteriosclerosis in Postinfarction Patients Under the Age of 40.- Session 3 Pathology and Pathomechanisms I.- Myocardial Infarction in Patients Under the Age of 40: Autopsy Findings.- Comparison of Luminal Narrowing by Atherosclerotic Plaques in Young and Very Old Necropsy Patients with Fatal Coronary Events.- Coexistence of Vigorous Exercise and Heavy Smoking in Triggering Acute Myocardial Infarction in Men Under 35 Years Fact or Fiction?.- Myocardial Infarction at Young Age During High Physical Exercise.- Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Women: Evidence for Spontaneous Lysis of a Coronary Thrombus.- Session 4 Pathology and Pathomechanisms II.- Major Role of Coronary Spasm in the Pathogenesis of Myocardial Infarction at Young Age.- Myocardial Infarction and Normal Coronary Arteries: Possible Role of Spasm.- Relationship of Age and Serum Cholesterol to Platelet Survival Time in Men with Coronary Artery Disease.- Risk Factors in Patients with Myocardial Infarction Under the Age of 40.- Session 5 Therapy I.- Mechanism and Prevention Possibilities in Coronary Thrombosis.- Intracoronary Fibrinolysis in Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Patients.- Beta-Blocker Treatment in the Chronic Phase of Myocardial Infarction in Young Age Groups.- Prevention of Sudden Death in Young Patients: The Role of Antiarrhythmic Therapy.- Occupational Situation in Postinfarction Patients Under the Age of 40.- Psychological and Vocational Aspects in Postinfarction Patients Below the Age of 40.- Risk Reduction and Coronary Progression and Regression in Humans.- Session 6 Therapy II (Surgery).- Myocardial Revascularization in Patients Under 40 Years of Age.- Long-Term Results of Ventricular Aneurysm Repair in Patients Under 45 Years of Age.- Surgical Treatment of Chronic Ventricular Tachycardia After Myocardial Infarction.