International Archives of

Cardiovascular DiseasesISSN: 2643-3966


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3966/1710032

Coronary Artery Disease Risk Assessment in Sedentary and Active Patients: Medical Risk, Behavioral Psychology, and the Standard of Care

Vinay Mehta, MD and Timothy E Paterick, MD, JD

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: October 12, 2020

A practical approach to determining risk in sedentary and active patients for coronary artery disease. Identify how personal/family history, atherogenic risk factors, and coronary calcium are essential to determining and predicting risk potential. A comprehensive personal/family history, risk factor assessment and comprehensive physical examination are the foundation of risk assessment. Understanding the cognitive process of risk potential is critical to management strategies. Stress testing and...

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