Cardiovascular safety of tocilizumab therapy: results of the ENTRACTE Clinical Trial
Rheumatoid arthritis is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, due to chronic inflammation in addition to other typical risk factors. A so-called lipid...
The impact of rheumatic diseases on cardiovascular risk and lipidogram
Long-term mortality in rheumatic diseases is caused mainly by increased cardiovascular risk, which cannot be explained only by traditional risk factors. Rheumatic disease...
Detection of aortic calcifications within the assessment of lateral densitometric scans
Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality still remain one of the main actual problems of modern medicine. Latterly, raising amounts of data are published on evaluation of...
Authors: Daniel Čierny, Kristína Brázdilová, Zdenko Killinger, Juraj Payer
Secondary and adverse effects of antihypertensive drugs
It includes a brief overview of secondary and unwanted effects of basic antihypertensive drugs which may influence patients toward discontinuation of medication with the ensuing...
Authors: Jiří Vítovec, Jindřich Špinar
Arterial hypertension – a risk factor for sudden vascular stroke
Strokes are among the most common causes of morbidity and mortality, and in individuals who suffered stroke, subsequent long-term neurological deficit in a larger or smaller...
Authors: Ľudovít Gašpar, Andrea Komorníková, Veronika Vestenická
Peripheral arterial disease of lower extremity and global cardiovascular risk
Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) of lower extremity is predominantly a manifestation of atherothrombotic process. Effective cardiovascular risk treatment is underestimated in...
Authors: Denisa Čelovská, Viera Štvrtinová
Perspectives on central systolic pressure in clinical practice
The basic characteristic of blood circulation in humans is given by the cyclical work of the heart, which ejects the blood pulse volume into the arteries. The workload of left...
Authors: Mária Potočárová, Jozef Bulas, Viera Kupčová, Marta Filková, Ján Murín
Secondary dyslipidemia (DLP) arises as a result of other diseases or various exogenous influences. However, genetic predisposition, as it is known in the case of primary DLP...
Authors: Martin Šatný, Michal Vrablík
Intensive treatment of dyslipidemia in regional outpatient cardiology office
We presented briefly initial experiences of outpatient cardiologist in the first ever MedPed center in the Orava region. Reduction of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL...
The role of functional food and nutraceuticals in therapy of hypercholesterolemia
Dyslipidemia, arterial hypertension, smoking and type 2 diabetes mellitus are the most important risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). The first step in treatment of...
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Issue No.: 2 / 2018
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