Simple scoring scheme for calculating the risk of acute coronary events based on the 10-year follow-up of the prospective cardiovascular Münster (PROCAM) study.

@article{Amann2002SimpleSS,
  title={Simple scoring scheme for calculating the risk of acute coronary events based on the 10-year follow-up of the prospective cardiovascular M{\"u}nster (PROCAM) study.},
  author={G. A\ssmann and Paul Cullen and Helmut Schulte},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2002},
  volume={105 3},
  pages={310-5}
}
BACKGROUND The absolute risk of an acute coronary event depends on the totality of risk factors exhibited by an individual, the so-called global risk profile. Although several scoring schemes have been suggested to calculate this profile, many omit information on important variables such as family history of coronary heart disease or LDL cholesterol. METHODS AND RESULTS Based on 325 acute coronary events occurring within 10 years of follow-up among 5389 men 35 to 65 years of age at… CONTINUE READING
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