Management and clinical outcome of stable coronary artery disease in Austria

Management and clinical outcome of stable coronary artery disease in Austria original article Wien Klin Wochenschr (2017) 129:879–892 DOI 10.1007/s00508-017-1248-1 Management and clinical outcome of stable coronary artery disease in Austria Results from 5 years of the CLARIFY registry Irene M. Lang · Roza Badr-Eslam · Nicola Greenlaw · Robin Young · Philippe Gabriel Steg Received: 23 April 2017 / Accepted: 30 July 2017 / Published online: 14 September 2017 © The Author(s) 2017. This article is an open access publication. Summary were enrolled between November 2009 and July 2010 Background The population of patients with estab- and observed until September 2015. lished coronary artery disease (CAD) is growing be- Results The primary risk factors in Austrian out- cause of an improvement in outcomes and survival patients with stable CAD were smoking (current from acute disease episodes. Nevertheless, these pa- smokers: 13.2%), overweight (77.1%), hypertension tients remain at high risk of cardiovascular events. (78.5%), raised low-density lipoprotein (LDL) choles- Thus, CAD management is important in prevention terol plasma levels (81.4% ≥ 0.7 g/l or 1.8 mmol/l), of disease progression. The objective of this analysis elevated heart rate (≥70 bpm: 60.9% in patients was to describe disease management and clinical out- with anginal symptoms) and poor physical activity come of Austrian Wiener klinische Wochenschrift Springer Journals

Management and clinical outcome of stable coronary artery disease in Austria

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