Secondary prevention strategies

Romero Corral Abel, Lopez Jimenez Francisco, Josef Korinek, Virend Somers, Thomas E. Kottke

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Abstract

Nearly all patients with coronary artery disease have at least one modifiable cardiovascular risk factor and most risk factors remain inadequately controlled after patients are diagnosed with coronary heart disease (CHD). The suboptimal management of cardiovascular risk factors in secondary prevention contributes to high rates of recurrent coronary events in patients with a history of myocardial infarction.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCoronary Artery Disease
Subtitle of host publicationNew Approaches without Traditional Revascularization
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages169-182
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781846287121
ISBN (Print)1846284600, 9781846284601
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1 2014

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