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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(39): e17297, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31574853

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As a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease, presence of hypertension (HT) necessitates the awareness of asymptomatic organ damage (AOD). The aim of this study was to measure plasma micro RNA-21 (miR-21) and the parameters that reflect AOD such as carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), microalbuminuria (MAU) in hypertensive patients compared with healthy controls. In addition, the aim of this study was to evaluate plasma miR-21 levels in HT patients with AOD.This study was designed as a cross-sectional observational study. The study includes 2 groups: 32 patients with HT and 32 healthy controls. First, we compared these 2 groups. Then, to underline the relationship between plasma miR-21 and HT, hypertensive patients were divided into 2 groups: with AOD and without AOD.Sixteen patients with HT had AOD. MiR-21 levels significantly correlated with clinical systolic and diastolic blood pressure, MAU, C-reactive protein, and CIMT. CIMT, miR-21, and MAU levels were significantly higher in patients with AOD.Our study showed increased miR-21 levels in HT patients with AOD.


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Albuminúria , Doenças Cardiovasculares , Hipertensão , MicroRNAs/sangue , Adulto , Albuminúria/diagnóstico , Albuminúria/etiologia , Doenças Assintomáticas/epidemiologia , Pressão Sanguínea/fisiologia , Proteína C-Reativa/análise , Doenças Cardiovasculares/diagnóstico , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/etiologia , Espessura Intima-Media Carotídea , MicroRNA Circulante/análise , Correlação de Dados , Estudos Transversais , Feminino , Humanos , Hipertensão/complicações , Hipertensão/diagnóstico , Hipertensão/genética , Hipertensão/fisiopatologia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Turquia/epidemiologia
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(39): e17298, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31574854

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Recently, studies have shown significant association between the rs2000999 polymorphism in the haptoglobin-encoding gene (HP) and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and total cholesterol (TC) levels, which are important risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. However, the association of rs2000999 with serum lipids in Latin American diabetic populations is still uncharacterized. Here, we analyzed the association of rs2000999 with TC, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), and LDL-C levels in 546 Mexican adults with type 2 diabetes (T2D) and in 654 controls without T2D. In this observational case-control study we included adults from 4 centers of the Mexican Social Security Institute in Mexico City recruited from 2012 to 2015. TC, HDL-C, LDL-C, triglycerides (TG), and glucose levels were measured by an enzymatic colorimetric method. The variant rs2000999 was genotyped using TaqMan real time polymerase chain reaction. The percentage of Native-American ancestry showed a negative association with the rs2000999 A allele. In contrast, the rs2000999 A allele had a strong positive association with European ancestry, and to a lesser extent, with African ancestry. Linear regression was used to estimate the association between the variant rs2000999 and lipid concentrations, using different genetic models. Under codominant and recessive models, rs2000999 was significantly associated with TC and LDL-C levels in the T2D group and in controls without T2D. In addition, the group with T2D showed a significant association between the variant and HDL-C levels. In summary, the rs2000999 A allele in Mexican population is positively associated with the percentage of European and negatively associated with Native American ancestry. Carriers of the A allele have increased levels of TC and LDL-C, independently of T2D diagnosis, and also increased concentrations of HDL-C in the T2D sample.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares , HDL-Colesterol/sangue , LDL-Colesterol/sangue , Colesterol/sangue , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2 , Haptoglobinas , Adulto , Biomarcadores/análise , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/genética , Estudos de Casos e Controles , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/sangue , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/diagnóstico , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/epidemiologia , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/genética , Feminino , Haptoglobinas/análise , Haptoglobinas/genética , Humanos , Masculino , México/epidemiologia , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Polimorfismo de Nucleotídeo Único , Fatores de Risco
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Isr Med Assoc J ; 21(7): 460-463, 2019 Jul.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31507121

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BACKGROUND: Inflammation is the basic mechanism leading to many pathological processes, including degenerative diseases, atherosclerosis, and cancer. We found an interesting link connecting rheumatoid arthritis and atherosclerosis that may explain the high cardiovascular event rate among patients with rheumatoid arthritis, but also may lead to a new way of thinking and a better understanding of atherosclerosis. Rheumatoid arthritis could serve as a model of accelerated atherosclerosis. Understanding the basic mechanisms of rheumatoid arthritis may solve some of the complexity of atherosclerosis.


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Artrite Reumatoide/fisiopatologia , Aterosclerose/fisiopatologia , Inflamação/fisiopatologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/fisiopatologia , Humanos , Fatores de Risco
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BMJ ; 366: l4892, 2019 Sep 03.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31481394

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OBJECTIVE: To explore whether thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) concentration in patients with a diagnosis of hypothyroidism is associated with increased all cause mortality and a higher risk of cardiovascular disease and fractures. DESIGN: Retrospective cohort study. SETTING: The Health Improvement Network (THIN), a database of electronic patient records from UK primary care. PARTICIPANTS: Adult patients with incident hypothyroidism from 1 January 1995 to 31 December 2017. EXPOSURE: TSH concentration in patients with hypothyroidism. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Ischaemic heart disease, heart failure, stroke/transient ischaemic attack, atrial fibrillation, any fractures, fragility fractures, and mortality. Longitudinal TSH measurements from diagnosis to outcomes, study end, or loss to follow-up were collected. An extended Cox proportional hazards model with TSH considered as a time varying covariate was fitted for each outcome. RESULTS: 162 369 patients with hypothyroidism and 863 072 TSH measurements were included in the analysis. Compared with the reference TSH category (2-2.5 mIU/L), risk of ischaemic heart disease and heart failure increased at high TSH concentrations (>10 mIU/L) (hazard ratio 1.18 (95% confidence interval 1.02 to 1.38; P=0.03) and 1.42 (1.21 to 1.67; P<0.001), respectively). A protective effect for heart failure was seen at low TSH concentrations (hazard ratio 0.79 (0.64 to 0.99; P=0.04) for TSH <0.1 mIU/L and 0.76 (0.62 to 0.92; P=0.006) for 0.1-0.4 mIU/L). Increased mortality was observed in both the lowest and highest TSH categories (hazard ratio 1.18 (1.08 to 1.28; P<0.001), 1.29 (1.22 to 1.36; P<0.001), and 2.21 (2.07 to 2.36; P<0.001) for TSH <0.1 mIU/L, 4-10 mIU/L, and >10 mIU/L. An increase in the risk of fragility fractures was observed in patients in the highest TSH category (>10 mIU/L) (hazard ratio 1.15 (1.01 to 1.31; P=0.03)). CONCLUSIONS: In patients with a diagnosis of hypothyroidism, no evidence was found to suggest a clinically meaningful difference in the pattern of long term health outcomes (all cause mortality, atrial fibrillation, ischaemic heart disease, heart failure, stroke/transient ischaemic attack, fractures) when TSH concentrations were within recommended normal limits. Evidence was found for adverse health outcomes when TSH concentration is outside this range, particularly above the upper reference value.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Fraturas Ósseas/epidemiologia , Hipotireoidismo/tratamento farmacológico , Tireotropina/sangue , Tiroxina/administração & dosagem , Adulto , Idoso , Doenças Cardiovasculares/etiologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/prevenção & controle , Feminino , Fraturas Ósseas/etiologia , Fraturas Ósseas/prevenção & controle , Humanos , Hipotireoidismo/sangue , Hipotireoidismo/complicações , Estudos Longitudinais , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Valores de Referência , Estudos Retrospectivos , Fatores de Risco , Glândula Tireoide/metabolismo , Tireotropina/metabolismo , Tireotropina/normas
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Anticancer Res ; 39(9): 4627-4635, 2019 Sep.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31519560

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In the clinical setting, administration of high daily or bolus doses of vitamin D is often solely based on 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] testing. This review summarizes the evidence of the effect of vitamin D on cardiovascular disease (CVD). Meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) have demonstrated that CVD risk markers, such as lipid parameters, inflammation markers, blood pressure, and arterial stiffness, are largely unaffected by vitamin D supplementation. Similar results have been obtained regarding CVD events and mortality from (meta)-analyses of RCTs, even in subgroups with 25(OH)D concentrations <50 nmol/l. Likewise, Mendelian randomization studies have indicated that the genetic reduction of the 25(OH)D concentration does not increase CVD risk. Some studies do not exclude the possibility of adverse vitamin D effects, such as elevated plasma calcium concentration and an increased CVD risk at a 25(OH)D concentration >125 nmol/l. Based on a conservative benefit-risk management approach, vitamin D doses beyond the nutritionally recommended amounts of 600 to 800 IE daily currently cannot be advised for the prevention of CVD events.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/etiologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/metabolismo , Vitamina D/metabolismo , Animais , Biomarcadores , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Suplementos Nutricionais/efeitos adversos , Overdose de Drogas/complicações , Humanos , Ensaios Clínicos Controlados Aleatórios como Assunto , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Vitamina D/administração & dosagem , Vitamina D/efeitos adversos , Vitamina D/sangue , Deficiência de Vitamina D/sangue , Deficiência de Vitamina D/complicações , Deficiência de Vitamina D/diagnóstico
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Pan Afr Med J ; 33: 140, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31558938

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Introduction: The aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and Impaired Fasting Glucose (IFG) in the peri-urban adult population living in the island of Anjouan, Comoros and to investigate the factors associated with diabetes mellitus. Methods: The survey was a cross-sectional study, in which a sample of 902 individuals (540 women and 362 men) aged 25 to 64 was selected using empirical sampling "quotas" or "reasoned choice" survey method. Hypertension and obesity abdominal measurements of these subjects were collected during face-to-face interviews and following day fasting blood glucose was measured in capillary blood. Results: Participation rate was 83.5%. The mean age of subjects was 39.5 ± 11.63 years. The sex ratio was 0.67. Overall crude diabetes and IFG prevalence were 8.5% and 8.1%, respectively. The risk factors for diabetes type 2 onset were a family history of diabetes (P = 0.006), older age (P = 0.000), glycemic control (P = 0.010), excess waist circumference (P = 0.03) and hypertension (p = 0.000), were significantly positively associated with DM, contrary to sex (P = 0.142). Conclusion: These high figures confirm that diabetes and factors associated do not spare Anjouan population. Awareness, primary prevention, are to set up for a better control of non-communicable diseases.


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Glicemia/metabolismo , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Diabetes Mellitus/epidemiologia , Intolerância à Glucose/epidemiologia , Adulto , Fatores Etários , Doenças Cardiovasculares/etiologia , Comores/epidemiologia , Estudos Transversais , Diabetes Mellitus Tipo 2/epidemiologia , Jejum , Feminino , Humanos , Hipertensão/epidemiologia , Entrevistas como Assunto , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Obesidade Abdominal/epidemiologia , Prevalência , Fatores de Risco , Circunferência da Cintura
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Clin Exp Rheumatol ; 37 Suppl 118(3): 133-139, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31464678

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OBJECTIVES: The aim of the present study was to verify whether artificial neural networks (ANNs) might help to elucidate the mechanisms underlying the increased prevalence of cardiovascular events (CV) in primary Sjögren's syndrome (pSS). METHODS: 408 pSS patients (395 F: 13 M), with a mean age of 61 (±14) years and mean disease duration of 8.8 (±7.8) years were retrospectively included. CV risk factors and events were analysed and correlated with the other pSS clinical and serological manifestations by using both a traditional statistical approach (i.e. Agglomerative Hierarchical Clustering (AHC)) and Auto-CM, a data mining tool based on ANNs. RESULTS: Five percent of pSS patients experienced one or more CV events, including heart failure (8/408), transient ischaemic attack (6/408), stroke (4/408), angina (4/408), myocardial infarction (3/408) and peripheral obliterative arteriopathy (2/408). The AHC provided a dendrogram with at least three clusters that did not allow us to infer specific differential associations among variables (i.e. CV comorbidity and pSS manifestations). On the other hand, Auto-CM identified two different patterns of distributions in CV risk factors, pSS-related features, and CV events. The first pattern, centered on "non-ischaemic CV events/generic condition of HF", was characterised by the presence of traditional CV risk factors and by a closer link with pSS glandular features rather than to pSS extra-glandular manifestations. The second pattern included "ischaemic neurological, cardiac events and peripheral obliterative arteriopathy" and appeared to be strictly associated with extra-glandular disease activity and longer disease duration. CONCLUSIONS: This study represents the first application of ANNs to the analysis of factors contributing to CV events in pSS. When compared to AHC, ANNs had the advantage of better stratifying CV risk in pSS, opening new avenues for planning specific interventions to prevent long-term CV complications in pSS patients.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares , Síndrome de Sjogren , Idoso , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/etiologia , Comorbidade , Diagnóstico por Computador/métodos , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Redes Neurais (Computação) , Estudos Retrospectivos , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Síndrome de Sjogren/complicações , Síndrome de Sjogren/epidemiologia
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Pan Afr Med J ; 33: 61, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31448023

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Introduction: Mortality in patients with chronic renal failure is high compared to the general population. The objective of our study is to evaluate the predictive factors related to mortality in hemodialysis. Methods: This is a retrospective study involving 126 hemodialysis patients in the Nephrology Department of Ibn Rochd Hospital, Casablanca. Data were collected between January 2012 and January 2016. For each of our patients, we analyzed demographic, clinical, biological and anthropometric data. The Kaplan-Meier method and the log-rank test were used to evaluate and compare survival curves. To evaluate the effect of predictors of mortality, we used the proportional Cox hazard model. Results: The analysis of the results showed that the surviving patients were younger than the deceased patients (43.07±13.52 years versus 53.09±13.56 years, p=0.001). Also, the latter has a significantly lower albumin and prealbumin levels (p=0.01 and p=0.04 respectively). Overall survival was 80.2%. Cox regression analysis at age (HR=1.26, p<0.0002), inflammation (HR=1.15, p<0.03), AIP> 0.24 (HR=2.1, p<0.002) and cardiovascular disease (RR=2.91, p<0.001) were associated with global and cardiovascular mortality. Conclusion: Our study showed that the mortality rate is high in our cohort. In addition, cardiovascular diseases, under nutrition and inflammation are predictive factors for mortality. Treatment and early management of these factors are essential for reducing morbidity and mortality.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/mortalidade , Falência Renal Crônica/terapia , Diálise Renal/métodos , Adulto , Idoso , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Estudos de Coortes , Feminino , Humanos , Inflamação/epidemiologia , Inflamação/mortalidade , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Falência Renal Crônica/mortalidade , Masculino , Desnutrição/epidemiologia , Desnutrição/mortalidade , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Marrocos , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Estudos Retrospectivos , Fatores de Risco
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Pan Afr Med J ; 33: 74, 2019.
Artigo em Francês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31448036

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Myocardial infarction (MI) is a major cause of cardiovascular mortality. Inferior MI accounts for 30-50% of infarctions but it is associated with a favorable prognosis compared to anterior infarct. This study aimed to study the epidemiological, clinical, electrical, echocardiographic, angiographic features of inferior MI, as well as its complications and its therapeutic approaches. Over a period of 3 years, we admitted 720 patients with STEMI, of whom 103 with inferior STEMI, reflecting a rate of 14.3%. There was a clear male predominance, with an average age of 58 years (men) and 62 years (women). Smoking was the main risk factor for cardiovascular disease (57.28% of patients were smokers). Right ventricular infarction was found in 11.65% of cases. Half of these patients had hemodynamic instability. Third-degree atrioventricular block was diagnosed in 12.6% of patients. Therapeutic approach was based on thrombolysis (7 patients) and coronary angiogram (42 patients). Inferior MI was caused by right coronary lesion in 53% of cases and circumflex artery occlusion in 47% of cases. Right coronary is responsible for right ventricular infarction in 100% of cases. Coronary angioplasty was performed in 18 patients after coronary angiogram. Eleven patients underwent transluminal coronary angioplasty in the right coronary while 2 patients underwent transluminal coronary angioplasty in the circumflex artery. Early mortality at 30 days was 1.94%. In the right ventricular infarction group mortality rate was about 17%.


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Angioplastia Coronária com Balão/métodos , Angiografia Coronária/métodos , Infarto Miocárdico de Parede Inferior/epidemiologia , Idoso , Bloqueio Atrioventricular/epidemiologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Feminino , Humanos , Infarto Miocárdico de Parede Inferior/fisiopatologia , Infarto Miocárdico de Parede Inferior/terapia , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Marrocos/epidemiologia , Prognóstico , Estudos Retrospectivos , Fatores de Risco , Fumar/efeitos adversos , Fumar/epidemiologia
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(32): e16767, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31393396

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There are limited long-term outcome data comparing BioLinx polymer (B)-zotarolimus-eluting stents (ZES) with phosphorylcholine polymer (P)-ZES. The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy and safety of B-ZES with P-ZES in patients who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) during a 3-year follow-up period.One thousand two hundred fifty four patients who underwent PCI with P-ZES (Endeavor [ZES-E] or Endeavor sprint [ZES-S], n = 356) or B-ZES (Endeavor resolute [ZES-R] or Resolute Integrity [ZES-I], n = 889) were enrolled. The primary endpoint was major adverse cardiac events (MACE); the composite of total death, non-fatal myocardial infarction (MI), target lesion revascularization (TLR), target vessel revascularization (TVR), non-target vessel revascularization (Non-TVR), and the secondary endpoint was stent thrombosis (ST).After PSM, 2 propensity-matched (PSM) groups (275 pairs, n = 550, C-statistic = 0.730) were generated. During the 3-year follow-up period, the cumulative incidence of MACE (hazard ratio [HR], 1.525; 95% confidence interval [CI], 0.920-2.526; P = .101) and ST (HR, 1.248; 95% CI, 0.335-4.4649; P = .741) were similar between P-ZES and B-ZES after PSM. However, TLR rate was significantly higher in ZES-S than ZES-I (11.3% vs 3.8%, log rank P = .029) and TVR rate was higher in ZES-S than ZES-R (14.1% vs 4.8%, log rank P = .025).In this single-center, all-comer registry, despite different polymers, P-ZES, and B-ZES showed comparable safety and efficacy during a 3-year follow-up period after PCI.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Stents Farmacológicos/efeitos adversos , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/efeitos adversos , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/métodos , Fosforilcolina/administração & dosagem , Sirolimo/análogos & derivados , Idoso , Doenças Cardiovasculares/mortalidade , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Intervenção Coronária Percutânea/mortalidade , Polímeros , Pontuação de Propensão , Desenho de Prótese , Reoperação , Sirolimo/administração & dosagem
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(32): e16781, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31393403

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In this single-center, retrospective study, we aimed to compare early and late outcomes after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) between younger and elderly patients and to investigate the impact of patient age on the overall incidence of cardiovascular events after CEA.A total of 613 patients with 675 CEAs between January 2007 and December 2014 were stratified by patient age into 2 groups: younger (≤60 years, n = 103 CEAs, 15.3%) and elderly (>60 years, n = 572 CEAs, 84.7%) groups. The study outcomes were defined as the occurrence of major adverse events (MAEs), including fatal or nonfatal stroke or myocardial infarction (MI), or any-cause mortality, and overall cardiovascular events (meaning the composite incidence of stroke or MI) during the perioperative period and within 4 years after CEA.Although there were no significant differences in the incidence of 30-day MAEs and any of the individual MAE manifestations between the 2 groups, the differences in the MAE incidence (P = .006) and any-cause mortality (P = .023) within 4 years after CEA were significantly greater in patients in the elderly group. For overall incidence of cardiovascular events, no significant difference was noted between the 2 groups (P = .096). On multivariate analysis, older age (>60 years) did not affect the incidence of perioperative MAEs and individual MAE manifestations; however, older age was significantly associated with an increased risk of 4-year MAEs (hazard ratio [HR], 3.68, 95% confidence interval [CI], 1.35-10.0; P = .011) and any-cause mortality (HR, 3.26, 95% CI, 1.02-10.5; P = .047). With regard to the 4-year overall incidence of cardiovascular events, older age was not an independent predictor of increased risk of these cardiovascular events.Our study indicates that the risks of perioperative MAEs and the 4-year overall incidence of cardiovascular events do not significantly differ between younger and elderly Korean patients undergoing CEA, although there was a higher risk of 4-year any-cause mortality in the elderly patients. Older age does not appear to be an independent risk factor for perioperative MAEs and overall cardiovascular events within 4 years after CEA.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Estenose das Carótidas/cirurgia , Endarterectomia das Carótidas/efeitos adversos , Fatores Etários , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Doenças Cardiovasculares/mortalidade , Estenose das Carótidas/diagnóstico por imagem , Reestenose Coronária/epidemiologia , Feminino , Humanos , Incidência , Estimativa de Kaplan-Meier , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , República da Coreia/epidemiologia , Estudos Retrospectivos , Fatores de Tempo
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(32): e16795, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31393409

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BACKGROUND: Most clinical guidelines recommend a restrictive red-blood-cell (RBC) transfusion threshold. However, indications for transfusion in patients with a hip fracture have not been definitively evaluated or remain controversial. We compared the pros and cons of restrictive versus liberal transfusion strategies in patients undergoing hip fracture surgery. METHODS: Electronic databases were searched to identify randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and retrospective cohort studies (RCSs) to investigate the effects of a restrictive strategy versus its liberal counterpart in patients undergoing hip fracture surgery. The main clinical outcomes included delirium, mortality, infections, cardiogenic complications, thromboembolic events, cerebrovascular accidents, and length of hospital stay. The meta-analysis program of the Cochrane Collaboration (RevMan version 5.3.0) was used for data analysis. Statistical heterogeneity was assessed by both Cochran chi-squared test (Q test) and I test. Both Begg and Egger tests were used to assess potential publication bias. RESULTS: We identified 7 eligible RCTs and 2 eligible RCSs, involving 3,575 patients in total. In patients undergoing hip fracture surgery, we found no differences in frequency of delirium, mortality, the incidence rates of all infections, pneumonia, wound infection, all cardiovascular events, congestive heart failure, thromboembolic events or length of hospital stay between restrictive and liberal thresholds for RBC transfusion (P >.05). However, we found that the use of restrictive transfusion thresholds is associated with higher rates of acute coronary syndrome (P <.05) while liberal transfusion thresholds increase the risk of cerebrovascular accidents (P <.05). CONCLUSION: In patients undergoing hip fracture surgery, clinicians should evaluate the patient's condition in detail and adopt different transfusion strategies according to the patient's specific situation rather than merely using a certain transfusion strategy.


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Transfusão de Eritrócitos/métodos , Fraturas do Quadril/cirurgia , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/epidemiologia , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Delírio/epidemiologia , Humanos , Complicações Pós-Operatórias/mortalidade , Guias de Prática Clínica como Assunto , Estudos Retrospectivos , Infecção da Ferida Cirúrgica/epidemiologia
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Adv Exp Med Biol ; 1155: 301-311, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31468409

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Taurine can suppress the creation of lipid hydroperoxide and decrease the level of total cholesterol and triglyceride in the blood. This study aimed to analyze the relationship between biochemical indicators associated with cardiometabolic disease and taurine intake in elderly people. Subjects of this study were those participated in the Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) 2016, aged over 75 years old. Data of dietary intake were collected through 24-h dietary recall method, and for nutrient analysis, the taurine intake was divided into quadrants. Mean values of taurine intake were 237.8 ± 17.5 mg/day in men and 157.5 ± 12.4 mg/day in women. Both men and women in the quadrants with the higher level of taurine intake appeared to show high intake levels of energy, protein, fat, total cholesterol, calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, riboflavin, and niacin. As a result of relationship analysis between taurine intake and cardiometabolic risk markers (total cholesterol, triglyceride, LDL-cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose, and atherogenic index), taurine intake showed a significantly negative relation with AI in men but showed a positive relation in women with DBP.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Dieta , Inquéritos Nutricionais , Taurina/administração & dosagem , Idoso , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , República da Coreia/epidemiologia , Fatores de Risco
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JAMA ; 322(5): 409-420, 2019 08 06.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31386134

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Importance: Blood pressure (BP) is a known risk factor for overall mortality and cardiovascular (CV)-specific fatal and nonfatal outcomes. It is uncertain which BP index is most strongly associated with these outcomes. Objective: To evaluate the association of BP indexes with death and a composite CV event. Design, Setting, and Participants: Longitudinal population-based cohort study of 11 135 adults from Europe, Asia, and South America with baseline observations collected from May 1988 to May 2010 (last follow-ups, August 2006-October 2016). Exposures: Blood pressure measured by an observer or an automated office machine; measured for 24 hours, during the day or the night; and the dipping ratio (nighttime divided by daytime readings). Main Outcomes and Measures: Multivariable-adjusted hazard ratios (HRs) expressed the risk of death or a CV event associated with BP increments of 20/10 mm Hg. Cardiovascular events included CV mortality combined with nonfatal coronary events, heart failure, and stroke. Improvement in model performance was assessed by the change in the area under the curve (AUC). Results: Among 11 135 participants (median age, 54.7 years, 49.3% women), 2836 participants died (18.5 per 1000 person-years) and 2049 (13.4 per 1000 person-years) experienced a CV event over a median of 13.8 years of follow-up. Both end points were significantly associated with all single systolic BP indexes (P < .001). For nighttime systolic BP level, the HR for total mortality was 1.23 (95% CI, 1.17-1.28) and for CV events, 1.36 (95% CI, 1.30-1.43). For the 24-hour systolic BP level, the HR for total mortality was 1.22 (95% CI, 1.16-1.28) and for CV events, 1.45 (95% CI, 1.37-1.54). With adjustment for any of the other systolic BP indexes, the associations of nighttime and 24-hour systolic BP with the primary outcomes remained statistically significant (HRs ranging from 1.17 [95% CI, 1.10-1.25] to 1.87 [95% CI, 1.62-2.16]). Base models that included single systolic BP indexes yielded an AUC of 0.83 for mortality and 0.84 for the CV outcomes. Adding 24-hour or nighttime systolic BP to base models that included other BP indexes resulted in incremental improvements in the AUC of 0.0013 to 0.0027 for mortality and 0.0031 to 0.0075 for the composite CV outcome. Adding any systolic BP index to models already including nighttime or 24-hour systolic BP did not significantly improve model performance. These findings were consistent for diastolic BP. Conclusions and Relevance: In this population-based cohort study, higher 24-hour and nighttime blood pressure measurements were significantly associated with greater risks of death and a composite CV outcome, even after adjusting for other office-based or ambulatory blood pressure measurements. Thus, 24-hour and nighttime blood pressure may be considered optimal measurements for estimating CV risk, although statistically, model improvement compared with other blood pressure indexes was small.


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Monitorização Ambulatorial da Pressão Arterial , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Hipertensão/complicações , Adulto , Pressão Sanguínea/fisiologia , Determinação da Pressão Arterial/métodos , Doenças Cardiovasculares/etiologia , Ritmo Circadiano , Feminino , Humanos , Hipertensão/diagnóstico , Hipertensão/mortalidade , Estudos Longitudinais , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , Fatores de Risco
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Arch Endocrinol Metab ; 63(4): 411-416, 2019 Jul 29.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31365629

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OBJECTIVE: The prevalence of overweight and obesity is gradually increasing in both developed and developing countries. Obesity, for instance, can present multifactorial causes that interact with each other. Among the important factors, parental obesity plays a prominent role in the onset of obesity during childhood and teenage years through genetics and ambient aspects. This study aims to verify the possible existence of an association between overweight/obesity of schoolchildren and cardiovascular risk (CVR) factors for their parents. SUBJETCS AND METHODS: For this purpose, a cross-sectional study was conducted with a sample of 1,243 children and adolescents, aged between 7 and 17. Out of the total number of participants, 563 (45.3%) were boys who were selected across 19 schools in the urban and rural areas of Santa Cruz do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil). The overweight/obesity status of the schoolchildren was evaluated through their body mass index (BMI). Additionally, a self-reference questionnaire was employed to measure their parents' CVR. RESULTS: The results of this study revealed that students with overweight/obesity have a higher probability of having a father with hypertension (OR = 1.49; p = 0.038) and obesity (OR = 2.36; p = 0.002) and a mother with obesity (OR = 1.72; p = 0.016). CONCLUSION: To conclude, this study confirms a relationship between overweight/obesity of schoolchildren with CVR for their parents.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Sobrepeso/epidemiologia , Pais , Obesidade Pediátrica/epidemiologia , Adolescente , Índice de Massa Corporal , Criança , Estudos Transversais , Feminino , Humanos , Hipertensão , Masculino , Prevalência , Fatores de Risco , Inquéritos e Questionários
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JAMA ; 322(7): 642-650, 2019 08 20.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31429895

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Importance: The time course of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk after smoking cessation is unclear. Risk calculators consider former smokers to be at risk for only 5 years. Objective: To evaluate the association between years since quitting smoking and incident CVD. Design, Setting, and Participants: Retrospective analysis of prospectively collected data from Framingham Heart Study participants without baseline CVD (original cohort: attending their fourth examination in 1954-1958; offspring cohort: attending their first examination in 1971-1975) who were followed up through December 2015. Exposures: Time-updated self-reported smoking status, years since quitting, and cumulative pack-years. Main Outcomes and Measures: Incident CVD (myocardial infarction, stroke, heart failure, or cardiovascular death). Primary analyses included both cohorts (pooled) and were restricted to heavy ever smokers (≥20 pack-years). Results: The study population included 8770 individuals (original cohort: n = 3805; offspring cohort: n = 4965) with a mean age of 42.2 (SD, 11.8) years and 45% male. There were 5308 ever smokers with a median 17.2 (interquartile range, 7-30) baseline pack-years, including 2371 heavy ever smokers (406 [17%] former and 1965 [83%] current). Over 26.4 median follow-up years, 2435 first CVD events occurred (original cohort: n = 1612 [n = 665 among heavy smokers]; offspring cohort: n = 823 [n = 430 among heavy smokers]). In the pooled cohort, compared with current smoking, quitting within 5 years was associated with significantly lower rates of incident CVD (incidence rates per 1000 person-years: current smoking, 11.56 [95% CI, 10.30-12.98]; quitting within 5 years, 6.94 [95% CI, 5.61-8.59]; difference, -4.51 [95% CI, -5.90 to -2.77]) and lower risk of incident CVD (hazard ratio, 0.61; 95% CI, 0.49-0.76). Compared with never smoking, quitting smoking ceased to be significantly associated with greater CVD risk between 10 and 15 years after cessation in the pooled cohort (incidence rates per 1000 person-years: never smoking, 5.09 [95% CI, 4.52-5.74]; quitting within 10 to <15 years, 6.31 [95% CI, 4.93-8.09]; difference, 1.27 [95% CI, -0.10 to 3.05]; hazard ratio, 1.25 [95% CI, 0.98-1.60]). Conclusions and Relevance: Among heavy smokers, smoking cessation was associated with significantly lower risk of CVD within 5 years relative to current smokers. However, relative to never smokers, former smokers' CVD risk remained significantly elevated beyond 5 years after smoking cessation.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Fumantes , Abandono do Hábito de Fumar , Adulto , Doenças Cardiovasculares/prevenção & controle , Estudos de Coortes , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Modelos Estatísticos , Risco , Fatores de Risco
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(33): e16847, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31415411

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The aim of the present study was to explore the application and its effect of mobile medical treatment to chronic disease health management in physical examination population, and to provide references for comprehensive intervention and management of chronic diseases.From January to December 2016, 300 medical examiners in a general hospital health management center were randomly divided into health management group (155 cases) and control group (145 cases). The control group completed routine physical examination and health-risk assessment and provided corresponding reports, repeated annual physical examination and health-risks assessment. In addition to the routine physical examination and health-risk assessment, the health management group reminded the examiners to pay attention to their lifestyle and dietary habits by moving online and offline dynamic health interventions and provide targeted guidance for high-risk population such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension, etc. A review was made after 2 years. The clinical indexes and chronic disease behavior of patients before and after management were compared, and the effect was evaluated by statistical analysis.After management, all the clinical indexes were significantly improved, and the patients' dietary structure, bad living habits, psychologic state, and other chronic disease behaviors were obviously improved. The proportion of patients with high risk of hypertension, diabetes, and obesity in health management group was significantly lower than that before intervention and control group (P < .05).Using mobile network online, offline dynamic health intervention model can reduce the risk of common chronic diseases in health management objects, this health management model of chronic disease is worth popularizing.


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Comportamentos Relacionados com a Saúde , Promoção da Saúde/métodos , Dieta Saudável/estatística & dados numéricos , Adulto , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Estudos de Casos e Controles , Doença Crônica/prevenção & controle , Diabetes Mellitus/epidemiologia , Feminino , Dieta Saudável/métodos , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Melhoria de Qualidade , Medição de Risco/métodos , Telemedicina
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Vasc Health Risk Manag ; 15: 159-174, 2019.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31417268

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While tobacco cigarette (TC) smoking has continued to drop to all-time lows, the use of electronic cigarettes (ECs), introduced in the US in 2007, has been rising dramatically, especially among youth. In EC emissions, nicotine is the major biologically active element, while levels of carcinogens and harmful combustion products that typify TC smoke are very low or even undetectable. TCs cause cardiovascular harm by activation of inflammatory pathways and oxidative damage, leading to atherogenesis and thrombosis, as well as through sympathetic activation triggering ischemia and arrhythmia. While ECs are generally believed to be safer than TCs, there remain many uncertainties regarding the overall cardiovascular health effects of EC usage. In this review, we discuss the various components of EC smoke and review the potential mechanisms of cardiovascular injury caused by EC use. We also discuss the controversy regarding the increasing epidemic of youth EC use weighed against the use of ECs as a smoking-cessation aid.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/induzido quimicamente , Sistemas Eletrônicos de Liberação de Nicotina , Nicotina/administração & dosagem , Agonistas Nicotínicos/administração & dosagem , Abandono do Hábito de Fumar/métodos , Fumar/efeitos adversos , Vaping , Administração por Inalação , Fatores Etários , Animais , Doenças Cardiovasculares/diagnóstico , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Humanos , Nicotina/efeitos adversos , Agonistas Nicotínicos/efeitos adversos , Medição de Risco , Fatores de Risco , Fumar/epidemiologia , Resultado do Tratamento , Vaping/efeitos adversos
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(33): e16676, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31415360

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There is no known study regarding the usefulness of each blood pressure (BP) component based on stratification by age and sex for predicting cardiovascular (CV) events among hypertensive populations without chronic kidney disease (CKD) or diabetes mellitus (DM). This study was performed to investigate the association of BP components and CV events in a Korean hypertensive population according to age and sex. A total of 22,853 Korean hypertensive participants without CKD and DM were stratified into six groups according to age [40-49, 50-59, and 60 years or older] and sex. In each group, multivariate Cox proportional regression analysis was performed to reveal the associations of BP components [systolic BP (SBP), diastolic BP (DBP), mean arterial pressure (MAP) and pulse pressure (PP)] with CV events. The increase in PP and decrease in DBP were significantly associated with increase of CV events in males, but neither BP component was significantly associated with risk of CV events in females. When subjects were stratified by age and sex, an increase of SBP or PP was significantly related to the increased risk of CV events in 40's male group, and only the elevation of PP was significantly associated with increase in incidence of CV events in 50's male group, while a decrease in DBP was significantly associated with increased risk of CV events in older male group. In addition, there were no the significant associations with the incidence of CV events in MAP, after stratification according to age and sex. In conclusion, this study suggests that, in hypertensive populations, BP management may need to be performed after full consideration of age and sex.


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Fatores Etários , Pressão Sanguínea , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Hipertensão/fisiopatologia , Fatores Sexuais , Adulto , Distribuição por Idade , Doenças Cardiovasculares/etiologia , Estudos de Coortes , Feminino , Humanos , Hipertensão/complicações , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Análise Multivariada , Modelos de Riscos Proporcionais , República da Coreia/epidemiologia , Fatores de Risco , Distribuição por Sexo , Adulto Jovem
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Medicine (Baltimore) ; 98(34): e16733, 2019 Aug.
Artigo em Inglês | MEDLINE | ID: mdl-31441845

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Lower circulating vitamin D is common in older adults and may be a potential reversible risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) in older adults, however, presented controversial results.Database was searched update to February 2018. Key data were extracted from eligible studies. Dose-response meta-analysis were conducted for synthesizing data from eligible studies.A total of 13 eligible studies involving 21,079 participants were included in this meta-analysis. Person with lower 25-hydroxyvitamin D status (25 (OH)D level <50 nmol/L) appeared to have higher mortality of CVD in older adults (RR = 1.54, 95% CI 1.24-1.91). Furthermore, a significantly higher mortality of CVD in older adults was observed for the deficient (<25 nmol/L; RR = 1.47, 95% CI 1.15-1.81) and insufficient (25-50 nmol/L; RR = 1.16, 95% CI 1.04-1.27) categories of 25 (OH)D, compared to the reference category of >75 nmol/L. Additionally, decrease of 10 nmol/L 25-hydroxyvitamin D was associated with a 7% incremental in the risk of CVD mortality in older adults.Considering these promising results, circulating vitamin D is associated with CVD mortality increment in older adults.


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Doenças Cardiovasculares/sangue , Doenças Cardiovasculares/epidemiologia , Vitamina D/análogos & derivados , Idoso , Idoso de 80 Anos ou mais , Doenças Cardiovasculares/mortalidade , Feminino , Humanos , Masculino , Pessoa de Meia-Idade , Estudos Prospectivos , Fatores de Risco , Vitamina D/sangue , Deficiência de Vitamina D/epidemiologia
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