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Marijuana Use in Patients With Cardiovascular Disease: JACC Review Topic of the Week

The use of marijuana might be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

This study compared the incidence of cardiovascular disease among users and non-users of marijuana. Researchers studied the findings of eligible studies on the topic. 

Researchers found a high rate of cardiovascular disease among users of marijuana. This study documented a harmful association between the intake of marijuana and cardiovascular disease risk.

Research Summary Information

  • 2020
  • Ersilia M DeFilippis, Navkaranbir S Bajaj, Amitoj Singh, Rhynn Malloy, Michael M Givertz, Ron Blankstein, Deepak L Bhatt, Muthiah Vaduganathan
  • Columbia University Irving Medical Center, New York, New York. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/ersied727. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/bajaj_nav. Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona. Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/RonBlankstein. Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/DLBHATTMD. Brigham and Women's Hospital Heart & Vascular Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts. Electronic address: mvaduganathan@bwh.harvard.edu.
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