ANMCO/GICR-IACPR/SICI-GISE Consensus Document: the clinical management of chronic ischaemic cardiomyopathy

Carmine Riccio, Massimo Michele Gulizia, Furio Colivicchi, Andrea Di Lenarda, Giuseppe Musumeci, Pompilio Massimo Faggiano, Maurizio Giuseppe Abrignani, Roberta Rossini, Francesco Fattirolli, Serafina Valente, Gian Francesco Mureddu, Pierluigi Temporelli, Zoran Olivari, Antonio Francesco Amico, Giancarlo Casolo, Claudio Fresco, Alberto Menozzi, Federico Nardi

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Abstract

Stable coronary artery disease (CAD) is a clinical entity of great epidemiological importance. It is becoming increasingly common due to the longer life expectancy, being strictly related to age and to advances in diagnostic techniques and pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions. Stable CAD encompasses a variety of clinical and anatomic presentations, making the identification of its clinical and anatomical features challenging. Therapeutic interventions should be defined on an individual basis according to the patient's risk profile. To this aim, management flow charts have been reviewed based on sustainability and appropriateness derived from recent evidence. Special emphasis has been placed on non-pharmacological interventions, stressing the importance of lifestyle changes, including smoking cessation, regular physical activity, and diet. Adherence to therapy as an emerging risk factor is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)D163-D189
Number of pages26
JournalEuropean Heart Journal, Supplement
Volume19
Issue numberSuppl D
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2017

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