Petros Stravopodis

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BACKGROUND The aim of the present work was to examine the association of depression and marital status, with the long-term prognosis of acute coronary syndrome (ACS), among a Greek sample of cardiac patients. METHODS From October 2003 to September 2004, a sample of 2172 consecutive ACS patients from 6 hospitals was enrolled. In 2013-2014, the 10-year(More)
The authors sought to evaluate whether the level of systolic blood pressure (SBP) on hospital admission is an independent prognostic factor for in-hospital mortality of patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome (ACS). From October 2003 to September 2004, 2172 consecutive patients with ACS were included in the study (76% men). The in-hospital(More)
BACKGROUND The present study evaluated the association between long-term, exclusive olive oil consumption, in cooking preparation or as a dressing, and the 10-year (2004-2014) incidence of acute coronary syndrome (ACS) among cardiac patients. METHODS From October 2003 to September 2004, a sample of 2172 ACS consecutive patients from six major Greek(More)
BACKGROUND The association between depression status and 10-year cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence among acute coronary syndrome (ACS) patients, in relation to nutritional and financial status, was evaluated. METHODS From October 2003 to September 2004, a sample of 2172 consecutive ACS patients from 6 Greek hospitals was enrolled. In 2013-14, the(More)
Although hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and diabetes mellitus (DM) are recognized as major cardio-metabolic risk factors in primary Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) prevention, studies focusing on secondary ACS incidence are scarce. In the present study, the association between the aforementioned factors and 10-year ACS prognosis was evaluated. From(More)
1 © Copyright iMedPub | This article is available in: www.hsj.gr/archive Sweets Consumption is Associated with Higher 10Year (2004-2014) Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease among Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients; The Detrimental Role of Socio-Economic Status: The GREECS (Greek of Acute Coronary Syndrome) Observational Study Matina Kouvari1, Venetia Notara1,(More)
The association between physical activity, diabetes mellitus (DM), and long-term acute coronary syndrome (ACS) prognosis was evaluated. The GREECS study included 2,172 consecutive ACS patients from six Greek hospitals (2003-2004). In 2013-2014, a 10-year follow up was performed with 1,918 patients. Physical activity was categorized in never, rarely (monthly(More)
The association between long-term coffee consumption and 10-year cardiovascular disease incidence among Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) patients was evaluated. From 2003 to 2004, 2172 ACS consecutive patients from six major Greek hospitals were enrolled. During 2013-2014, the 10-year follow-up was performed (88% participation rate) and recurrent fatal or(More)