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Cocaine-induced coronary artery disease: recognition and treatment.

Authors
  • Frishman, W H1
  • Karpenos, A
  • Molloy, T J
  • 1 Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York.
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Medical clinics of North America
Publication Date
Mar 01, 1989
Volume
73
Issue
2
Pages
475–486
Identifiers
PMID: 2645484
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Recreational use of cocaine has reached epidemic proportions. Recent reports have linked cocaine use to various acute and chronic cardiovascular disorders. The pharmacology of cocaine is discussed in this article, and the experiences with cocaine-induced coronary artery disease reviewed.

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