Effects of Opium Use on Cardiovascular Mortality: A Critical Appraisal of a Topic

  • Seyyed Ali MOEZI Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Nahid AZDAKI Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Toba KAZEMI Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Hamid Reza MASHREGHI MOGHADDAM Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Neda PARTOVI Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Fatemeh HAMIDI Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Nazanin HANAFI-BOJD Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Majid JAFARNEJAD Cardiovascular Diseases Research Center, Department of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
  • Samaneh NAKHAEE 1. Medical Toxicology and Drug Abuse Research Center (MTDRC), Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran 2. Student Research Committee, Birjand University of Medical Sciences, Birjand, Iran
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Published
2019-10-05
How to Cite
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MOEZI SA, AZDAKI N, KAZEMI T, MASHREGHI MOGHADDAM HR, PARTOVI N, HAMIDI F, HANAFI-BOJD N, JAFARNEJAD M, NAKHAEE S. Effects of Opium Use on Cardiovascular Mortality: A Critical Appraisal of a Topic. Iran J Public Health. 48(10):1937-1939.
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Letter to the Editor