Hypertension and nephrology

[Importance of Reynolds-score system on cardiovascular risk assessment]

MÓCZÁR Csaba

SEPTEMBER 20, 2014

Hypertension and nephrology - 2014;18(03-04)

[The author summarizes knowledge about Reynolds risk assessment system based on data of references and own experiences. The first part of article is about how the results of study of pathogenesis of atherosclerosis were converted into new risk assessment systems. One result of this process is the Reynolds system wich is consisted of traditional riks factors, high sensitive C-reactive protein and the patients’ family medical history. He demonstrates essence of Reynolds system and process of it’s validity. The author deals with comparison of Reynolds system with other traditional risk assessment systems. The practical issues of application of Reynolds system are detailed in the conclusion of the article.]

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