Urbanization and Cardiovascular Risk: Moving Forward from Framingham

Published By: MFC on eSS | Published Date: November , 2015

How relevant are the risk score calculators based on the Framingham study for India? There are certain limitations for the use of this model in India. The relationship of risk factors to cardiac events in India is different and hence risk factor calculation and guidelines developed in other countries may not be readily application. There is a large scale epidemic among poorer section and drug based prevention will require high investment may not be sustainable.

Author(s): Anand Zachariah | Posted on: Feb 09, 2016 | Views() | Download (258)

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