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Indian Journal of Forensic and Community Medicine


Incidence of Coronary artery stenosis in medico legal autopsy upon the victims of sudden death


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Author Details: Pradip Kumar Thakuria, Aditya Madhab Baruah

Volume : 3

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2394-6776

Print ISSN : 2394-6768

Article First Page : 142

Article End Page : 145


Abstract

Coronary artery stenosis and the resultant cardiac ischemia is a leading cause of deaths worldwide. With studies all over the world in the topic, a study for the same in the geographical area of Kamrup, Assam is attempted. Males are most commonly involved. Increased incidence is found in the later decades of life. However the younger age group is also involved in a few cases. With greater education and urban residency cases are also seen on the higher side. Smoking and alcohol are the major risk factors. Businessmen and service holders are commonly affected. There is need of life style change in general public as well as cardiologists and treating physicians to think of early treatment, to avoid untoward complications.

Key words
: Coronary artery stenosis, Males, Smoking and alcohol, Businessmen