Assessment of cardiovascular risk in hypertensive patients: a comparison of commonly used risk scoring programs

Ulusoy S.

KIDNEY INTERNATIONAL SUPPLEMENTS, cilt.3, sa.4, ss.340-342, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 3 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1038/kisup.2013.72
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.340-342


Several calculation modalities are used today for cardiovascular risk assessment. Cardiovascular risk assessment should be performed in all hypertensive patients. Risk assessment methods being based on the population in which the patient lives and the inclusion of factors such as ethnicity variations, socioeconomic status, and medication use will contribute to improvements in risk assessments. The results should be shared with the patient, and modifiable risk factors must be effectively treated.