heart disease

Calculating Risk for CVD

In guidelines on primary prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD), the Framingham coronary heart disease (CHD) risk score has long been recommended for assessing 10-year risk of myocardial infarction (MI) or cardiac death. In...

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CHD, Heart Transplantation, & Survival

Adults with congenital heart disease (CHD) appear to have high 30-day mortality rates after heart transplantation but also have better late survival after their transplant procedure. Researchers in the United States found that...

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