2008 - Reynolds Risk Score for men predicted cardiovascular events more accurately than traditional risk factors only

Lee, Keane K.; Hlatky, Mark A.
March 2009
ACP Journal Club;3/17/2009, Vol. 150 Issue 3, p12
Academic Journal
The article deliberates on the accuracy of Reynolds Risk Score in predicting cardiovascular events in healthy men as compared to a score based on traditional risk factors. Reynolds Risk Score provides an estimate of 10-year cardiovascular risk. Research conducted reveals that adding high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels and parental history of coronary disease to traditional risk factors improves cardiovascular risk prediction in healthy men.


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