Risk factors for new coronary events in a large cohort of very elderly patients with and without coronary artery disease

Wilbert S. Aronow, Chul Ahn

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Abstract

Independent risk factors for new coronary events in older men include age, prior coronary artery disease, cigarette smoking, systemic hypertension, diabetes mellitus, serum total cholesterol, and serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (inverse association). Independent risk factors for new coronary events in older women include age, prior coronary artery disease, cigarette smoking, systemic hypertension, diabetes mellitus, serum total cholesterol, serum high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (inverse association), and serum triglycerides (weak association).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)864-866
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Cardiology
Volume77
Issue number10
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 15 1996

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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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