PITFALLS AND PRECAUTIONS IN CORONARY HEART DISEASE RESEARCH
- Are coronary event rates declining slower in women than in men - evidence from two population-based myocardial infarction registers in Finland? Lehto, Hanna-Riikka; Lehto, Seppo; Havulinna, Aki S.; Ketonen, Matti; Lehtonen, Aapo; Kesäniemi, Y. Antero; Airaksinen, Juhani; Salomaa, Veikko // BMC Cardiovascular Disorders;2007, Vol. 7, p35
Background: Studies have suggested that the prevention and treatment of coronary heart disease may not have been as effective in women as in men. Therefore, we aimed to examine whether the incidence, attack rate and mortality of myocardial infarction (MI) events have declined less in women than...
- Oral presentations, Wednesday September 8, 2004. // European Journal of Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging;2004 Supplement 2, Vol. 31, pS283
The article presents information on various studies and researches done to identify risk stratification in cardiology. Researchers have evaluated the relationship between cardiovascular death and myocardial infarction by stress TC-99M Tetrofosmin single-photon emission computed tomography. Also,...
- Current and Future Pharmacologic Options for the Management of Patients Unable to Achieve Low-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol Goals with Statins. El Harchaoui, Karim; Akdim, Fatima; Stroes, Erik S G; Trip, Mieke D; Kastelein, John J P // American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs;2008, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p233
Low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol (LDL-C) lowering is the mainstay of the current treatment guidelines in the management of cardiovascular risk. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors (statins) are currently the most effective LDL-C-lowering drugs. However, a substantial number of patients do not...
- Huge left ventricular diverticulum simulating athlete's heart, a multimodality imaging study. Cresti, Alberto; Franci, Luca; Picotti, Alberto // Heart;Oct2013, Vol. 99 Issue 19, p1467
The article focuses on a study done in order to determine the prognostic impact of collateral function in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). It mentions that the data for the prospective cohort study is collected from a long-term follow-up on clinical outcome. The study found that...
- The Copenhagen City Heart Study (Ã˜sterbroundersÃ¸gelsen). Aguib, Yasmine; Al Suwaidi, Jassim // Global Cardiology Science & Practice;2015, Vol. 2015 Issue 3, p1
The Copenhagen City Heart Study, also known as "Ã˜sterbroundersÃ¸gelsen", is a large prospective cardio-vascular population study of 20,000 women and men that was launched in 1975 by Dr Peter Schnohr and Dr Gorm Jensen together with statistician JÃ¸rgen Nyboe and Prof. A. TybjÃ¦rg...
- THE PROVOCATIVE ROLE OF CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE IN INDUSTRY. Schwartz, George // Angiology;Jan1961, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p20
Discusses the intrinsic metabolic pathology of coronary artery disease. Cause of the disease; Complications; Burdens caused by the disease to affected individuals.
- Coronary Heart Disease: Reducing Your Risk. // American Family Physician;2/15/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p778
Presents information about coronary heart disease. Description of the disease and its causes; Ways to lower one's risk of coronary heart disease.
- Usual choline and betaine dietary intake and incident coronary heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Bidulescu, Aurelian; Chambless, Lloyd E.; Siega-Riz, Anna Maria; Zeisel, Steven H.; Heiss, Gerardo // BMC Cardiovascular Disorders;2007, Vol. 7, p20
Background: Low dietary intake of the essential nutrient choline and its metabolite betaine may increase atherogenesis both through effects on homocysteine methylation pathways as well as through choline's antioxidants properties. Nutrient values for many common foods for choline and betaine...
- Cardiology today Trial Scorecards. // Cardiology Today;May2013, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p10
The article presents summaries of studies on cardiology, available online at Healio.com/Cardiology which include research related to coronary heart disease (CHD) and prevention, arrhythmia disorders and heart failure (HF) and transplantation.