Small particle air pollution (PM2.5) leads to an in crease in hospitalization rate for congestive heart failure

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Castro, Pablo; Vera, Jeanette; Cifuentes, Luis; Wellenius, Gregory; Verdejo, Hugo; Sepúlveda, Luis; Vukasovic, José Luis; Llevaneras, Silvana;
  • Publisher: Sociedad Chilena de Cardiología y Cirugía Cardiovascular

Antecedentes: Estudios recientes han reportado una asociación entre la contaminación ambiental por material particulado (PM) y el riesgo de hospitalizaciones de pacientes con insuficiencia cardiaca (IC). La región metropolitana de nuestro país constituye un área geográf... View more
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