Journal article

Impact of restrictive lung disorder on cardiovascular mortality in a general population: The Yamagata (Takahata) study

Yuki Honda, Tetsu Watanabe, Yoko Shibata, Yoichiro Otaki, Shinpei Kadowaki, Taro Narumi, Tetsuya Takahashi, Daisuke Kinoshita, Miyuki Yokoyama, Satoshi Nishiyama, Hiroki Takahashi, Takanori Arimoto, Tetsuro Shishido, Sumito Inoue, Takuya Miyamoto, Tsuneo Konta, Ryo Kawasaki, Makoto Daimon, Takeo Kato, Yoshiyuki Ueno Show all

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CARDIOLOGY | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2017

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Obstructive lung disorder (OLD) is known to be associated with cardiovascular disease. However, the impact of restrictive lung disorder (RLD) on cardiovascular mortality has not been fully investigated in the apparently healthy general population. OBJECTIVES: To clarify whether RLD is associated with cardiovascular mortality in the general population. METHODS AND RESULTS: This community-based cohort study included 3247 subjects who participated in an annual health check in Takahata. We performed spirometry in registered subjects and found that 194 (6%) had RLD, 262 (8%) had OLD, and 73 (2%) had RLD and OLD (Mixed). During a 10-year follow-up, there were 210 deaths, including 57 c..

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