Dr. D. R. Anusha, Dr. Veeranarayana, Dr. Veeranarayana, Dr. B. Sudarsi, Dr. B. Sudarsi


Aim and Objective: To study demographic profile and risk factors like Age, Sex, local area of patient, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, addictions
and family history .
Materials and methods: This is a prospective observational study done on 50 patients with Ischemic cardiomyopathy admitted in SVRR Govt.
Hospital, Tirupathi in ICU (intensive care unit) and wards during the period from 2011 -2014. All patients were evaluated by taking history
regarding demographic profile and risk factors like Age, Sex, local area of patient, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, and addictions. Routine blood
investigations and ECG (electrocardiogram), ECHO (echo cardiography) were done in all patients.
Results: Of 50 patients studied, 39(78%) males, 11(22%)females. Majority are in age group of 51-60 years. 35(70%)patients were from urban
areas.44% (22) were both alcoholics and smokers, 10% were only alcoholics and 6% were only smokers, rest of 32% patients have no substance
abuse but presented with Ischemic cardiomyopathy.10 (20%)patients were having positive family history. Risk factors like Hypertension,
Diabetes, Obesity, Overweight were seen in 32(64%),22(44%),20(40%),20(40%)patients respectively.
Conclusions: Ischemic cardiomyopathy is more common in males compared to females. Smoking and Alcohol consumption has linear
relationship with Ischemic cardiomyopathy. Hypertensive patients are more prone for ischemic cardiomyopathy than Diabetic patients. Routine
screening and early detection and treatment of hypertension and diabetes decrease the morbidity and mortality from patients going into ischemic


Ischemic Cardiomyopathy, Diabetes, Smoking, Alcoholism, Hypertension.

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