Predictors of mortality in very old subjects aged 80 years or over

Abstract We studied 318 subjects aged 80 years or over included in the Cardiovascular Study in the Elderly (CASTEL). Some well known risk factors (left ventricular hypertrophy, glucose intolerance, cholesterol, ApoB/ApoA ratio,. triglycerides, proteinuria, cigarette smoking, and ECG abnormalities), ... Ausführliche Beschreibung

1. Person: Casiglia, E.
Weitere Personen: Spolaore, P.; Ginocchio, G.; Colangeli, G.; Menza, G.; Marchioro, M.; Mazza, A.; Ambrosio, G. B.
Quelle: in European journal of epidemiology Vol. 9 (1993), p. 577-586
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Genre: Epidemiology, Elderly, Very old, Mortality
Sprache: English
Veröffentlicht: 1993
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Zusammenfassung: Abstract We studied 318 subjects aged 80 years or over included in the Cardiovascular Study in the Elderly (CASTEL). Some well known risk factors (left ventricular hypertrophy, glucose intolerance, cholesterol, ApoB/ApoA ratio,. triglycerides, proteinuria, cigarette smoking, and ECG abnormalities), whose importance m cardiovascular risk is definitely accepted for young adults, were very poor predictors of mortality in our survey. On the contrary, FEV1 reduction and blood uric acid were strong predictors.
ISSN: 1573-7284

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