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Articles about ankle-brachial index (ABI) a simple, reliable means for diagnosing PAD
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 Aortic Valve Sclerosis     Updated
The aim of this study was to examine the association between atherosclerosis risk factors, aortic atherosclerosis and aortic valve abnormalities in the general population

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 Change in Cardiovascular Risk     Updated
The article elevates the impact of echocardiography on risk stratification in never-treated individuals classified as low cardiovascular risk

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 Diastolic Function Mini Q and A     Updated
What is diastolic function? Diastolic function refers to the hearts ability to transfer blood from the atria to the ventricles during the period of ventricular diastasis (i.e., ventricular relaxation when the mitral and tricuspid valves are open).

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 Effect of Lower Targets for Blood Pressure and LDL Cholestrol     Updated
Effect of Lower Targets for Blood Pressure and LDL Cholesterol on Atherosclerosis in Diabetes

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 Left Ventricular Mass Change During Treatment of Hypertension     Updated
Increased baseline left ventricular (LV) mass predicts cardiovascular (CV) complications of hypertension and the relation between lower LV mass and outcome during treatment for hypertension

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 Mysteries of Diastolic Function     Updated
Unlocking the Mysteries of Diastolic Function: Deciphering the Rosetta Stone

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 Noninvasive estimation of right ventricular systolic pressure     Updated
Noninvasive estimation of right ventricular systolic pressure

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 Peripheral Vascular Disease     Updated
PAD generally refers to a disorder that obstructs blood flow to the lower or upper extremities more commonly caused by atherosclerosis. PAD strongly correlates with risk of major cardiovascular events.

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 Screening for Heart Attack Prevention SHAPE     Updated
The identification and treatment of the vulnerable patient.

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 Should we screen for abdominal aortic aneurysms?     Updated
Screening for asymptomatic vascular disease is a complex issue of great public health importance. Vascular diseases, including
AAAs, are often asymptomatic, and the first clinical event is often fatal or life-threatening

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 Use of 64-slice CT in symptomatic patients     Updated
Use of 64-slice CT in symptomatic patients after coronary bypass surgery

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 Vulnerable Plaque to Vulnerable Patient     Updated
New Paradigm for the Prevention of Heart Attack Identification and Treatment of the Asymptomatic Vulnerable Patient

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 Wave Doppler Determination of Right Ventricular Pressure     Updated
Wave Doppler Determination of Right Ventricular Pressure

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 What is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?     Updated
What is Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy?

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