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Cardiovascular risk prediction in older adults with the use of biomarkers

Authors: Alexandros Briasoulis, Rabea Asleh

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Estimation of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk is of paramount importance for the design of primary prevention strategies. Several multivariate risk models have been developed for CVD risk calculation in asymptomatic adults based upon assessment of multiple variables that cause a graded increase in risk.

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