Étiquette : anomalies cardiaques

Association Between Recreational Cannabis Use and Cardiac Structure and Function, Mohammed Y. Khanji et al., 2019

Association Between Recreational Cannabis Use and Cardiac Structure and Function Mohammed Y. Khanji, Magnus T. Jensen, Asmaa A. Kenawy, Zahra Raisi-Estabragh, Jose M. Paiva, Nay Aung, Kenneth Fung, Elena Lukaschuk, Filip Zemrak, Aaron M. Lee, Ahmet Barutcu, Edd Maclean, Jackie Cooper, Stefan K. Piechnik, Stefan Neubauer and Steffen E. Petersen JACC : Cardiovascular Imaging, 2019. Doi : 10.1016/j.jcmg.2019.10.012   LETTER TO THE EDITOR Cannabis is one of the most widely produced and consumed recreational drugs in the world, with over 192 million global users (1). The World Health Organization has warned against the potential harmful health effects of nonmedicinal cannabis use and highlighted the need for more [...]

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Regular Cannabis Use Linked to Cardiac Abnormalities, Fran Lowry, Medscape, 2019.

Regular Cannabis Use Linked to Cardiac Abnormalities Fran Lowry Medscape - Dec 30, 2019. https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/923220?nlid=133282_2052&src=WNL_mdplsnews_200103_mscpedit_psyc&uac=292598PZ&spon=12&impID=2232271&faf=1 Regular recreational use of cannabis is associated with potentially adverse features of left ventricular size and subclinical impairment of left ventricular function, compared with rare or no cannabis use, an observational study concludes. Previous use of recreational cannabis was not associated with such features, suggesting that any deleterious effects may not be permanent. "These are early data which included a relatively small group of regular cannabis users, and the changes we detected were subtle," lead author Mohammed Y. Khanji, MBBCh, PhD, William Harvey Research Institute, NIHR Barts Biomedical Center, Queen Mary University of London, and [...]

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