Nicotine Adds Risk Factors to the Cardiovascular System and Increases Mortality and Sudden Cardiac Arrest


  • Salah Abd- Al kader Omran



Cigarettes, nicotine, factor risk, Coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis, Electrocardiographic ( ECG), adult population smoke cigarettes. The environment, tobacco.


The Work began on 7th of January 2019 and for 9 months in General Academic Hospital and Specialized

Center for Diabetes and Chronic Diseases on smokers patients in Iraq collecting patient history and duration

of smoking (modern, chronic smoking) and on non-smokers and patients. After the collection of analyzes

more patients than the First Group: of young patients older than> 25 years suffer from tension headache,

polycythemia (Increased hemoglobin blood ), Psychology, variant angina, Hypertension, respiratory disease,

high triglyceride (TG), shortness of breath so the effect of smoking, pollution and nicotine on patients

with chronic youth were evident smoking results : 30% of them have arrhythmias 15% increased Lipid (

LDL,HDL, TG, Cholesterol), 10% psychology, 10% polycythemia (Increased hemoglobin blood ), 10%

Coronary disease, 20% Respiratory diseases, 5% High blood pressure, 5% depression. The Second Group:

are older than> 40 years of chronic smoking and are suffering from atherosclerosis and high blood pressure,

Ischemic heart disease, Respiratory diseases in addition to malignant tumors of the lung, heart rhythm

disorders, polycythemia, Pulmonary heart disease, The appearance of cancerous tumors inside the mouth and

lip, ( MI) myocardial infarction , ACD ( Acute coronary syndrome), So the results were: 20% Arrhythmias,

10% coronary artery disease, 3% polycythemia (Increased hemoglobin blood), 25% chest and respiratory

diseases, 9% drug-resistant diabetes, 3% lung and oral cancers, 2% ASD, MI, 18% Increased lipid, 5%

depression, In addition to emergencies sudden cardiac death that require the patient to enter Intensive Care

Unit and the work of cardiac catheterization to ensure patient safety. Compared to people 65 patient who do

not smoke cigarettes there is no aggravation of risk factors and a threat to people’s lives directly. Patients are

under control of their risk factor Leading to death.

Author Biography

Salah Abd- Al kader Omran, College of Medicine, Al- Muthanna University - Iraq



How to Cite

Salah Abd- Al kader Omran. (2020). Nicotine Adds Risk Factors to the Cardiovascular System and Increases Mortality and Sudden Cardiac Arrest. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 563-568.