Cardiovascular effects of nicotine vs. cigarette smoke
12:00 - 12:20
Safety and Health Effects
Smoking is a leading preventable risk factor for cardiovascular disease. However, there is some confusion concerning the contribution of nicotine to smoking-related cardiovascular disease.This presentation will focus on presenting evidence about the potential effects of nicotine on cardiovascular health. Studies evaluating nicotine intake from non-combustible products will be presented and the relative risk of harm reduction nicotine products compared to smoking will be discussed.
- Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos M.D Research Fellow - Onassis Cardiac Surgery Greece, Department of Pharmacology, University of Patras, Greece
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