Estimation of the burden of cardiovascular disease attributable to modifiable risk factors and cost-effectiveness analysis of preventative interventions to reduce this burden in Argentina
- Strategies for maintaining heart health. Hazzard, William R.; Wei, Jeanne // Patient Care;11/15/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 21, p56
Offers ideas on coping and managing cardiovascular conditions in older patients. Diagnosis of hypertension; Correlation between age and atherosclerosis; Symptoms of coronary artery disease; Mortality associated with heart failure.
- Treatment of Older Persons With Hypercholesterolemia With and Without Cardiovascular Disease. Aronow, Wilbert S. // Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences & Medical ;Mar2001, Vol. 56 Issue 3, pM138
Focuses on hypercholesterolemia as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease in older men and women. Dietary treatment of hypercholesterolemia; Drug therapy of hypercholeterolemia; Effect of statin drugs on persons with coronary heart disease.
- Novel biomarkers add little to conventional risk factors. Lindsay, Alistair // Heart;Nov2009, Vol. 92 Issue 21, p19
The article focuses on the utilization of several biomarkers including C-reactive protein (CRP), cystatin C, and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) in identifying the cardiovascular risk factors. A study was conducted to test whether these biomarkers can be considered as risk elements for...
- The Efficacy Of Thrombolytic Treatment On Patients Who Are Above 75 Years Of Age. Keles, Telat; Akar, Nihal; Gürsel, Koray; Canbay, Alper; Sahin, Deniz; Durmaz, Tahir; Diker, Erdem; Aydogdu, Sinan // Internet Journal of Cardiology;2006, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p2
Background: For acute myocardial infarction (AMI) patients above the age of 75, the efficacy of thrombolytic treatment could not be demonstrated clearly. Recently, depending on the data obtained from observational studies, it has been advocated that thrombolytic treatment might not be showing...
- Cardiovascular disease risk assessment in older women: can we improve on Framingham? British Women's Heart and Health prospective cohort study. May, M.; Lawlor, D. A.; Brindle, P.; Patel, R.; Ebrahim, S. // Heart;Oct2006, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p1396
Objectives: To develop a cardiovascular risk assessment tool that is feasible and easy to use in primary care (general practice (GP) model). Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: 23 towns in the United Kingdom. Participants: 3582 women aged 60 to 79 years who were free of coronary heart...
- Cholesterol-lowering agents underutilized in older persons. // Geriatrics;Nov98, Vol. 53 Issue 11, p16
Focuses on the inadequate cholesterol-lowering therapy received by older person with a history of coronary heart disease reported by the Cardiovascular Health Study. Remarks from the study co-author by Curt D. Furberg; Details on the study; Importance of cholesterol-lowering agents in...
- Statin Therapy in Very Elderly Patients with CAD. Miller, Karl E. // American Family Physician;3/15/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 6, p1354
Discusses the study 'Statin Therapy Is Associated With Reduced Mortality Across All Age Groups of Individuals With Significant Coronary Disease, Including Very Elderly Patients,' by C.A. Maycock et al., from the November 20, 2002 issue of the 'Journal of American College Cardiology.'
- Four commonly seen cardiovascular diseases. Flack, John M.; O'Connor, Christopher M.; Wei, Jeanne Y.; Labson, Lucy H. // Patient Care;5/15/1998, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p98
Presents information on the four common cardiovascular diseases seen in elderly patients. Identification of these diseases; Example of techniques that have changed some of the rules on managing cardiovascular disease in older patients; Tips for diagnosing these diseases. INSETS: Expected...
- Non-response bias in a study of cardiovascular diseases, functional status and self-rated... Hoeymans, Nancy; Freskens, Edith J.M.; Van Den Bos, Geertrudis A. M.; Kromhout, Daan // Age & Ageing;Jan1998, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p35
Provides a study which investigates to what extent differences in health status between respondents and drop-outs, which affected the associations between cardiovascular diseases, functional status and self-related health, in the longitudinal health survey of the Zutphen Elderly Study in elderly...