Old and new cardiovascular risk factors: from unresolved issues to new opportunities.

@article{Maas2003OldAN,
  title={Old and new cardiovascular risk factors: from unresolved issues to new opportunities.},
  author={Renke Maas and Rainer H. Boeger},
  journal={Atherosclerosis. Supplements},
  year={2003},
  volume={4 4},
  pages={5-17}
}
With the aim of identifying areas that may deserve some further thinking the present review deliberately points out controversial issues in cardiovascular research and risk assessment. In the first part of the review general aspects are addressed regarding the evaluation of risk factors. A first point of concern is the frequent practice of combining different vascular events and effects in different vascular beds into a single endpoint. Furthermore, verification of vascular events in clinical… CONTINUE READING
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