Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Diseases

The leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide is due to the Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) including coronary artery disease, stroke, heart failure, peripheral arterial disease, and other CVD manifestations. The major risk factors include hypertension, cigarette smoking, elevated cholesterol, elevated glucose levels/diabetes, obesity and physical inactivity which leads to death globally. Cardio-oncology is helping the patients who are going through cancer treatment.  In this the cardiologists evaluates the risk on Heart due to various surgeries, cancer drugs, or radiation treatment. It involves various treatments such as trans-esophageal echo, Exercise and pharmacologic stress echo, Exercise and Pharmacologic SPECT and PET, Stress cardiac MRI, Cardiac CT angiography, Coronary calcium score, Carotid IMT, comprehensive preventive strategies for optimal heart health, Nutrition counselling etc.

  • Track 1-1 Cardiac Oncology
  • Track 2-2 Cardiovascular Mortality
  • Track 3-3 Cardiovascular Genetics
  • Track 4-4 Causes of Cardiovascular Diseases

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