Coronary Artery Disease
Extent and severity of coronary artery disease was examined in over 900 patients with type 2 diabetes.
Pancreatic polypeptide significantly correlated with Framingham 10-year risk for coronary artery disease.
Risk of major adverse cardiovascular events up for DAPT disruption, regardless of diabetes status
The 2017 criteria utilize new terminology, classify symptoms as asymptomatic or ischemic, and expand the role of fractional flow reserve.
While CAC scores may be indicative of CHD, ordering CT scans on young, otherwise healthy individuals may place a burden on the health care system.
For patients with coronary heart disease, mortality is more often due to noncardiovascular causes.
PCKS9 and HMGCR variants were associated with similar protective effects on cardiovascular event risk and diabetes risk.
Postmenopausal women whose weight fluctuated due to dieting had a significantly higher risk for death from sudden cardiac death and coronary heart disease.
For patients with stable coronary artery disease, depressive symptoms and cardiac disease severity independently affect patient-reported functional status.
Liraglutide increases heart rate and reduces heart rate variability in overweight patients with newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes and stable coronary artery disease.
A historical analysis shows the Sugar Research Foundation may have influenced a review from Harvard researchers that downplayed the risks of sugar.
For patients with type 2 diabetes and coronary artery disease, CABG plus optimal medical therapy is superior to PCI plus optimal medical therapy.
Patients with history of gallstone disease may have a slightly increased risk of developing coronary heart disease.
Routinely measured lipid fractions may be associated with the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD) and diabetes.
Patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia have a significantly increased risk for coronary heart disease and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
In light of ELITE trial results, estradiol hormone therapy may have a role in coronary heart disease treatment.
Regularly eating fish and other foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids may lower the risk for fatal coronary heart disease.
The 9-protein risk score performed better than refit Framingham for predicting cardiovascular events.
Heterozygous mutation carriers have lower levels of non-HDL cholesterol and reduced risk for coronary artery disease.
PCI is increasing, but CABG has been stable for patients presenting with non-ST-segment elevation MI.
However, researchers found that the effect waned after nurses stopped working odd hours.
Inclusion of number of vessels with coronary artery calcium significantly improves capacity to predict coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease.
Vitamin K1 single nucleotide polymorphisms are positively linked to myocardial infarction and coronary artery disease.
Certain SNPs may indicate which type 2 diabetes patients with coronary artery disease will experience a cardiovascular event.
The association between hand grip strength and cardiovascular events was independent of traditional risk factors.
Remnant cholesterol predicted coronary artery disease events even after adjustment for presence and extent of disease.
Intrastudy stabilization and an increase in eGFR was associated with a reduced MACE rate in atorvastatin-treated patients.
Hysterectomy/oophorectomy and earlier age at surgery were associated with increased risk for coronary heart disease.
Serum levels are significantly increased in patients with coronary artery disease vs healthy controls.
Two studies show carriers of the ANGPTL4 variant have better lipid levels and a lower likelihood of coronary artery disease.
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