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Predicting the future with echocardiography: Looking outside the heart?

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Predicting the future is a fundamental requirement of cardiovascular prevention practice. Identification of individuals who we predict to be at risk of future events allows us to target interventions and potentially change the future. Cardiovascular risk scores based on modifiable factors such as cholesterol level, blood pressure, smoking history and presence of diabetes remain our simplest but most robust prediction tools1. However, alongside these traditional tools there have been consisten...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1177/2047487317722435

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
RDM Cardiovascular Medicine
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Author
Publisher:
Sage Publications
Journal:
European Journal of Preventive Cardiology More from this journal
Volume:
24
Issue:
14
Pages:
1515-1516
Publication date:
2017-07-01
Acceptance date:
2017-07-15
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EISSN:
2047-4881
ISSN:
2047-4873
Pmid:
28718659
Language:
English
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pubs:709569
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uuid:f6f4ef4c-88e7-4ffd-9e32-f2b7a3b61afc
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pubs:709569
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709569
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2017-09-21

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