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ტატიშვილი ს. T. S., ჯორბენაძე რ. J. R., & ქავთარაძე გ. K. G. (2021). DEPRESSIVE SYMPTOMS IN PATIENTSWITH CORONARY DISEASE. Collection of Scientific Works of Tbilisi State Medical University, 50, 101–103. Retrieved from


The aim of our study was to identify factors associated with depressive symptoms in patients with acute coronary events. 

Methods: Depression screening was  performed in patients with coronary diseases in Chapidze Center (Tbilisi, Georgia). Thetotal number of participants was 123.  Coronarography was performed in all patients. Coronary obstruction was definedas 50% and more stenosis in the left main coronary artery or70% and more stenosis in major coronary arteries (7). Patients’ data were collected from hospital recordings. All subjects signe daninformed consentat   at  the admission to the hospital. Depression screening was approved by the ethical committee of theTbilisi State Medical University. History of arterial  hypertension  was categorized into twogroups, negative/ positive.



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