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[Cardiovascular prevention 2021 – Guidelines of European Society of Cardiology 2021. Prevention at the population level And Disease specific cardiovascular prevention]

VÁLYI Péter1,2, KÉKES Ede3

FEBRUARY 24, 2022

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2022;32(01-02)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.32.001

Journal Article

[In our four-part publication we review the current state of cardiovascular prevention based on the European Society of Car­dio­logy Guidelines 2021. In part 1 we reviewed the risk factors, risk assessment, age-specificities, the influencing factors, including diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease. In part 2 we concerned comorbidities affecting the cardiovascular risk. In part 3 we reviewed the personalised cardiovascular prevention and the management of specific risk factors, including optimisation of life style factors, management of lipid levels and high blood pressure and anti­thrombotic therapy. This part 4, we review the community level preventive measures (physical activity, diet, smoking habits and alcohol consumption) and the importance of governmental and non-governmental interventions. We provide a brief summary about the principles of cardiovascular prevention in individuals with coronary artery disaese, heart failure, cerebrovascular dis­eases, lower extremity artery disaese, chronic kidney disease, atrial fibrillation, and in multimorbid patients.]

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  1. Érgondnok Rendelőház, Sopron
  2. VALYTERAPIA Egészségügyi és Szolgáltató Bt., Győr
  3. Pécsi Tudományegyetem, Klinikai Központ, Kardiológiai Tanszék

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