The surgical removal of the appendix and tonsils before the age of 20 was associated with an increased risk of premature heart attack in a large population study performed in Sweden. Tonsillectomy increased the risk by 44% (hazard ratio 1.44) and appendectomy by 33% (HR 1.33).
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Publisher - Axis MediaSurgical removal of tonsils and appendix may lead to heart attack
by Publisher - Axis Media ( Author at AxisMediaIndia.com )
Posted on June 6th, 2011 at 7:35 pm.
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Keywords: Heart attack