Cardiovascular risk assessment based on US cohort studies: findings from a National Heart, Lung, and Blood institute workshop.

@article{Grundy2001CardiovascularRA,
  title={Cardiovascular risk assessment based on US cohort studies: findings from a National Heart, Lung, and Blood institute workshop.},
  author={Scott M Grundy and Ralph B. D'Agostino and Lorena Mosca and Gregory L Burke and Peter W. F. Wilson and Daniel J. Rader and James I. Cleeman and Edward J. Roccella and Jeffrey A. Cutler and Lawrence Friedman},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2001},
  volume={104 4},
  pages={
          491-6
        }
}
This report was derived from a workshop on cardiovascular risk assessment sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, which addressed whether risk equations developed in the Framingham Heart Study (FHS) for predicting new-onset coronary heart disease (CHD) apply to diverse population groups. Preparation for the workshop included a reanalysis and comparison of prospective studies in several different populations in which risk factors were related to cardiovascular outcomes. Some… CONTINUE READING

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