Making a case for quantitative assessment of cardiovascular risk.

Abstract

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) causes nearly one third of all deaths worldwide. Estimates of the cumulative effects of the most common cardiovascular risk factors indicate that >30% of the chronic care burden of CVD and >50% of deaths from CVD are attributable to modifiable risk factors, such as cigarette smoking, elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jacl.2007.07.002

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@article{Toth2007MakingAC, title={Making a case for quantitative assessment of cardiovascular risk.}, author={Peter P. Toth}, journal={Journal of clinical lipidology}, year={2007}, volume={1 4}, pages={234-41} }