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European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: executive summary. Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and other societies on cardiovascular
European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: Executive summary Authors/Task Force Members: Ian Graham (Chairperson) ∗,1, Dan Atar1, Oslo (Norway), KnutExpand
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[2016 European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice].
Authors/Task Force Members: Massimo F. Piepoli* (Chairperson) (Italy), Arno W. Hoes* (Co-Chairperson) (The Netherlands), Stefan Agewall (Norway)1, Christian Albus (Germany)9, Carlos BrotonsExpand
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Value and limitations of existing scores for the assessment of cardiovascular risk: a review for clinicians.
Atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the biggest causes of death worldwide. In most people, CVD is the product of a number of causal risk factors. Several seemingly modest risk factorsExpand
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Elevated resting heart rate is an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease in healthy men and women.
BACKGROUND Elevated resting heart rate (RHR) is known to be associated with reduced survival but inconsistencies remain, including lack of significance in most studies of healthy women, lack ofExpand
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HDL cholesterol protects against cardiovascular disease in both genders, at all ages and at all levels of risk.
OBJECTIVE We aimed to clarify some previous inconsistencies regarding the role of high density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) as a CVD protective factor. METHODS The SCORE dataset contained dataExpand
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European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice: executive summary: Fourth Joint Task Force of the European Society of Cardiology and Other Societies on Cardiovascular
Guidelines and Expert Consensus Documents summarize and evaluate all currently available evidence on a particular issue with the aim to assist physicians in selecting the best management strategiesExpand
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How much does HDL cholesterol add to risk estimation? A report from the SCORE investigators
Background Systematic COronary Risk Evaluation (SCORE), the risk estimation system recommended by the European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention, estimates 10-year risk ofExpand
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Cardiovascular Risk-Estimation Systems in Primary Prevention: Do They Differ? Do They Make a Difference? Can We See the Future?
In this review of cardiovascular risk estimation, we focus on 4 key aspects: (1) The rationale for estimating cardiovascular risk; (2) a comparison of current cardiovascular disease (CVD)Expand
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Cardiovascular risk estimation in older persons: SCORE O.P.
Aims Estimation of cardiovascular disease risk, using SCORE (Systematic COronary Risk Evaluation) is recommended by European guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention. Risk estimation isExpand
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Relationships between body mass index, cardiovascular mortality, and risk factors: a report from the SCORE investigators
Background: Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the biggest global cause of death, CVD mortality is falling in developed countries. There is concern that this trend may be offset by increasingExpand
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