The REduction of Atherothrombosis for Continued Health (REACH) Registry: an international, prospective, observational investigation in subjects at risk for atherothrombotic events-study design.

@article{Ohman2006TheRO,
  title={The REduction of Atherothrombosis for Continued Health (REACH) Registry: an international, prospective, observational investigation in subjects at risk for atherothrombotic events-study design.},
  author={E Magnus Ohman and Deepak L Bhatt and Ph. Gabriel Steg and Shinichi Goto and Alan T. Hirsch and C H Liau and J R Perez Mas and A. Richard and Joachim Roether and Peter W. F. Wilson},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={151 4},
  pages={786.e1-10}
}
BACKGROUND The risk of atherothrombosis is a large health care burden worldwide. With its global prevalence, there is a need to understand all the associated risk factors, both old and new, and their interdependencies in the development of this complex disease leading to myocardial infarction, ischemic stroke, and vascular death and, thus, the major cause of mortality throughout the world. METHODS The REACH Registry sought to compile an international data set to extend our knowledge of… CONTINUE READING