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  • Published in Orvosi hetilap 2005

[Noninvasive tests of atherosclerotic burden in asymptomatic people with high cardiovascular risk].

@article{Vrtes2005NoninvasiveTO,
  title={[Noninvasive tests of atherosclerotic burden in asymptomatic people with high cardiovascular risk].},
  author={Andr{\'a}s V{\'e}rtes},
  journal={Orvosi hetilap},
  year={2005},
  volume={146 32},
  pages={
          1663-71
        }
}
Objective of cardiovascular prevention to reduce the risk of major cardiovascular events and morbidity and prolong the quality of life. Strategy of prevention is identification of high risk individuals, and action to reduce their risk factors levels. Noninvasive tests such as carotis artery duplex scanning, ultrasound-based endothelial function studies, ankle-brachial blood pressure ratios, coronary calcium score by electron-beam CT, and high-sensitivity testing for C-reactive protein offer the… CONTINUE READING

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