TITLE

Biochemical Indicators and Cardiac Function Tests in Chronic Alcohol Abusers

AUTHOR(S)
Avşaroglu, Demet; Inal, Tamer C.; Demir, Mesut; Attila, Gülen; Acartürk, Esmeray; Evlice, Yunus Emre; Kayrin, Levent
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Croatian Medical Journal;2005, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p233
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the effect of chronic alcohol abuse on cardiac function, antioxidant system, trace elements and liver function tests. Association between chronic ethanol abuse and alcoholic heart muscle disease; Methodology of the study; Discussion on the results of the study.
ACCESSION #
17268899

 

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