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Waist circumference is a strong predictor of events in patients with hypertension

Published 28 August 2012 | Article by Excerpta Medica


Waist circumference is a strong predictor of events in patients with hypertension

In this three-and-a-half minute interview conducted at the 2012 European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress, Dr Kyriakos Dimitriadis reports that waist circumference is an independent risk factor for the development of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with hypertension.

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