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  1. Fulltext. The next generation : poor compliance with risk factor guidelines in the children of parents with premature coronary heart disease.

    Article - En anglais

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    Objectives

    The offspring of individuals with premature coronary heart disease are themselves at increased risk for myocardial infarction before the age of 55.

    Consensus panels have recommended that all such offspring undergo an evaluation of cardiovascular risk, including cholesterol testing.

    Methods

    To examine self-reported rates of cardiovascular risk factor assessment in this population, we conducted a telephone survey of 318 Canadian with premature coronary heart disease and of one offspring from 298 (94%) of the 318 families.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Infarctus, Myocarde, Etude familiale, Parent, Adolescent, Homme, Epidémiologie, Stade précoce, Facteur risque, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Cardiopathie coronaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Infarct, Myocardium, Family study, Parent, Adolescent, Human, Epidemiology, Early stage, Risk factor, United States, North America, America, Cardiovascular disease, Coronary heart disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0189896

    Code Inist : 002B12A03. Création : 199406.