Pramparo, P; Montano, C.M; Barcelo, A; Avezum, A; Wilks, Rainford .J
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Cardiovascular diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean: The present situation
Prevention and Control
Date of Publication
In Latin America and the Caribbean, cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are already the leading cause of death and disability. Predictions for the next two decades include a near tripling of ischemic heart disease and stroke mortality in Latin American countries (LAC).