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Research Article Volume 5 Issue 8

Correlation of Length of Index Finger (2D) to Ring Finger (4D) Ratio (2D:4D) and Coronary Artery Disease - A Study in Male Population of South Rajasthan

Nehal Kukda* and SK Verma

Department of Medicine, Pacific Medical Collage and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India

*Corresponding Author: Nehal Kukda, Department of Medicine, Pacific Medical Collage and Hospital, Udaipur, Rajasthan, India.

Received: June 25, 2021; Published: July 19, 2021

Citation: Kukda N and Verma SK. “Correlation of Length of Index Finger (2D) to Ring Finger (4D) Ratio (2D:4D) and Coronary Artery Disease - A Study in Male Population of South Rajasthan". Acta Scientific Microbiology 5.8 (2021): 65-68.


Human index finger (2D), to ring finger(4D), 2D:4D ratio attract considerable research interest because they exhibit sexual dimorphism and are linked to several traits. The objective of the present study was to find 2D:4D, which could be used as a marker for predisposition to CAD as assessed by ECG, 2D-ECHO and coronary angiography. This study includes 100 male subjects; 50 subjects with CAD and 50 subjects without CAD of age between 30-80 years. Finger lengths were measured twice for both hands using digital calliper. The results were tabulated and subjected to statistical analysis. 2D and 4D ratio was found more in men with CAD which was statistically significant (P < 0.01), supporting a positive correlation between high 2D:4D and CAD in males.

Keywords: Finger Length Ratio; 2D:4D; CAD


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Copyright: © 2021 Kukda N and Verma SK. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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