The blood levels of non-high density lipoprotein cholesterol were found to have a strong association with the long-term risk for a cardiovascular disease event.
Hyperuricemia may represent a risk factor for stroke, and severe hypertension may mediate this association.
There may be an increased risk for ischemic stroke in elderly patients with intracerebral hemorrhage in the first 6 months after diagnosis.
The use of percutaneous coronary intervention and coronary artery bypass grafting for the treatment of left main coronary artery disease of low or intermediate anatomic complexity was found to be associated with comparable rates of a composite of death, stroke, and myocardial infarction at 5 years.
Evidence on strategies for identifying new atrial fibrillation after stroke is summarized by the AF-SCREEN International Collaboration.
Obese people who undergo weight-reduction surgery live longer than obese people who do not have surgery.
Cannabis use disorder is associated with hospitalization for arrhythmia, and marijuana use is associated with an increased risk for young-onset stroke.
The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association have released an update to their 2018 guidelines for the early management of acute ischemic stroke.
Estimated pulse wave velocity predicted outcomes independent of the Framingham Risk Score, indicating an incremental role of markers of aortic stiffness on cardiovascular risk.
Researchers sought to determine whether atrial fibrillation increases risk for adverse events in hospitalized patients with ischemic stroke .