The challenge of polypharmacy in cardiovascular medicine.

@article{Volpe2010TheCO,
  title={The challenge of polypharmacy in cardiovascular medicine.},
  author={Massimo Volpe and Diana Hsien-jen Chin and Francesco Paneni},
  journal={Fundamental & clinical pharmacology},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 1},
  pages={9-17}
}
Albeit great efforts in reducing the burden of cardiovascular diseases (CVD), their prevalence continues to grow worldwide. Among the causes for this rising burden, the upcoming pandemic of obesity and diabetes further enhances the estimates of CV mortality and healthcare costs over the next decades. Nevertheless, advances in CVD treatment has increased life-expectancy, and future perspectives announce a growing aging population, with increasing comorbid conditions predisposing to CVD. Despite… CONTINUE READING

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