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Increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases induces an urgent need to identify and clear delineation of the most important risk factors for the development and progression of atherosclerosis. Unlike the second part of XXth century, today the World Health Organization considers particulate matter ambient pollution one of the most important predictors of cardiovascular events. However, results of similar studies conducted in the last decades, is highly fragmented. The authors’ objective was to try to understand and organize this massive of accumulated information and analyze it to draw conclusions about the impact of particulate matter on the functioning of human cardiovascular system.

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M. V. Tabakaev

Research Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases, Kemerovo, Russian Federation

Author for correspondence.
младший научный сотрудник лаборатории моделирования управленческих технологий НИИ КПССЗ
Адрес: 650002, Кемерово, Сосновый бульвар, д. 6, тел.: (3842) 64-42-40 Russian Federation

G. V. Artamonova

Research Institute for Complex Issues of Cardiovascular Diseases, Kemerovo, Russian Federation


доктор медицинских наук, профессор, заместитель директора по научной работе НИИ КПССЗ
Адрес: 650002, Кемерово, Сосновый бульвар, д. 6, тел.: (3842) 64-45-73

Russian Federation


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