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CVD risk factors: new evidence, new approaches?

CVD risk factors: new evidence, new approaches?

Publication date: Thursday, 18 April 2019
Contributor(s): Dr Christopher E Clark, Dr Sinead TJ McDonagh

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death worldwide. Elevated blood pressure (BP) is the main global risk factor for premature morbidity and mortality, and the prevalence of hypertensive heart disease is not declining over time. Improved control of high BP is, therefore, fundamental to further prevention of CVD, and adoption of treatment guidelines can have a positive impact on BP-related outcomes. 

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 15, Number 1, February 2019
Contributor(s): Dr Christopher E Clark, Dr Sinead TJ McDonagh

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