Coronary Artery Disease
Women with 5 or more live births at increased risk for coronary heart disease, hospitalized MI.
Addition of CT angiography to standard care for stable chest pain reduces mortality due to coronary diseaseSeptember 11, 2018
Patients with stable chest pain referred to a cardiology clinic who received standard care plus coronary CT angiography experienced lower 5-year rate of death due to coronary disease compared to those receiving standard care alone.
Researchers conducted the first systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the relationship between HBV and the risk for coronary heart disease.
There is an inverse association between coffee consumption and coronary artery calcium, especially among never smokers.
Alirocumab significantly decreased severe cardiovascular risks in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
Low-risk acute coronary syndrome patients may require fewer referrals for invasive coronary angiography if they had initial noninvasive testing such as stress echocardiography or cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
Primary prevention efforts such as exercise, weight control, cessation of smoking, and alcohol intake can greatly affect the development of CAD.
Use of long-acting bronchodilators is linked to cardiovascular risks in patients with COPD.
Avoiding gluten may result in reduced consumption of beneficial whole grains that could affect cardiovascular risk.
RASIs reduced cardiovascular events and death only when compared with placebo but not when compared with active controls.
Coronary artery bypass surgery may lead to metabolic changes, causing new-onset diabetes.
The link is elevated in women 40 years of age or younger.
Study results showed a higher risk of CHD in women who work rotating night shifts.
Patients with coronary artery disease who were previously not considered candidates for CABG may benefit from the surgery.
Sitting for prolonged periods of time is linked to worse health in patients with coronary artery disease.
The 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol management guidelines better identify the risk of CVD and presence of coronary artery disease.
Compared with saturated fats, consuming trans fats results in high mortality rates from all causes and from heart disease.
People who work longer hours have an increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease.
Testing patients with acute chest pain and low clinical risks had a low yield for coronary artery disease.
There is a relative 13.5% increase in coronary artery disease risk for every 2.5 inches shaved off a person's height.
Within a low-risk population, clinicians should focus on strategies for treating modifiable risk factors and encouraging healthy levels of exercise.
Coronary heart disease coupled with depression and stress significantly increases the risk for heart attack and death.
The highest amount of whole grain intake, compared with the lowest amount of whole grain intake, was significantly associated with reduced risk for CHD.
The predicted risk of heart attack or death increased 1% for every 25 to 30 minutes that a patient was sedentary.
Intensive lifestyle modifications were associated with a decrease in atherosclerotic burden in both coronary and carotid vasculature systems.
Women who had an early or late age of menstruation onset have an increased risk for coronary heart disease, stroke and hypertension.
The PLAC test for Lp-PLA2 Activity is intended for patients without a prior history of cardiovascular disease.
Patients with non-obstructive coronary artery disease were about 2 to 4.5 times more likely to have suffered an MI or died with no apparent CAD.
Hypertension is the leading modifiable risk factor for coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, and chronic kidney disease.
Low alcohol intake, healthy diet, low and physical activity decreased coronary artery calcification after 20 years.