Erika Ostör

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UNLABELLED Relevant national societies attribute special importance to the secondary prevention of coronary patients. This is well formulated in their recommendations (9, 11). Actual clinical practice was studied in 1995-1996 by the EUROASPIRE I study. Its Hungarian data were published in 1999 (8). The scope of EUROASPIRE II in 1999-2000 was to study(More)
BACKGROUND The manifestations, complications, and outcomes of cardiovascular disease differ between women and men. The safety and efficacy of pharmacological reperfusion therapy in women with ST-elevation myocardial infarction are of particular interest. METHODS AND RESULTS We investigated outcomes in the Enoxaparin and Thrombolysis Reperfusion for Acute(More)
AIMS Several epidemiological studies have reported increasing obesity rates in the general population during last decades. We studied the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the high priority group of patients with established coronary heart disease (CHD) and the therapeutic control of manageable coronary risk factors in relation to body mass index. (More)
In year 1995 the European Society of Cardiology started an epidemiological study EUROASPIRE to evaluate the results of secondary prevention in some European countries. The first study period was in 1995, the second in 1999-2000 and the third in 2007. From Hungary the same study centers participated in EUROASPIRE I-II-III investigation. Authors present the(More)
This is a ten-year study of a cohort of 1088 Hungarian men aged 40-59 at entry, with a 99% baseline response rate and complete ascertainment of cases and follow-up. The methods were state of the art for the period the survey was performed, with quality control for standard procedure and training. Zero, five- and ten-year examinations were carried out and(More)
BACKGROUND Both EUROASPIRE studies revealed the suboptimal management of coronary patients regarding lifestyle changes and prophylactic use of cardiovascular drugs. We report here on the mortality follow-up of the EUROASPIRE I cohort over a median period of 4.4 years. DESIGN AND METHODS The EUROASPIRE I cohort consisted of a consecutive sample of patients(More)
The European Society of Cardiology, the European Atherosclerosis Society and the European Society of Hypertension published in 1994 a joint statement and recommendation on prevention of coronary heart disease in clinical practice. The EUROASPIRE study intended to investigate the present clinical practice in this respect in 9 European countries. The present(More)
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