Avances en el abordaje del riesgo cardiovascular en la práctica clínica

Translated title of the contribution: Modern cardiovascular risk management in clinical practice

M. Volpe, C. Calvieri, A. Alonzo

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In this article we address the issue of the continuing growing burden of morbidity and mortality associated to cardiovascular disease, by focusing on how this could be limited by implementing cardiovascular disease prevention strategies. In particular, we propose to: 1) performing a more comprehensive evaluation of total CV risk, especially in patients at high baseline risk profile; 2) achieving a risk reduction through a global therapeutic interventionon the different components of CV risk; 3) improving strategies aimed at global CV risk reduction in future years, especially in patients at high risk, and implementing armonization of guidelines for risk management. The burden of CV disease can be effectively reduced by adopting a more comprehensive approach to identification, risk stratification and treatment of individuals along the cardiovascular continuum.

Translated title of the contributionModern cardiovascular risk management in clinical practice
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)275-279
Number of pages5
JournalHipertension y Riesgo Vascular
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2009


  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Cardiovascular prevention
  • Global cardiovascular risk
  • Risk factors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Internal Medicine


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