Heart disease risk prediction

Common Questions and Answers about Heart disease risk prediction


Avatar m tn You have less than a 5% chance of having heart disease. Your risk of a heart attack is very low. The scoring table associated with mu CT scan: 1-10 A small amount of plaque is present. You have less than a 10% chance of having heart disease. Your risk of a heart attack is low. But you may want to quit smoking, eat better, and exercise more. 11-100 Plaque is present. You have mild heart disease. Your chance of having a heart attack is moderate.
1296191 tn?1280699873 Prognosis in heart failure can be assessed in multiple ways including clinical prediction rules and cardiopulmonary exercise testing. Clinical prediction rules use a composite of clinical factors such as lab tests and blood pressure to estimate prognosis. Among several clinical prediction rules for prognosing acute heart failure, the 'EFFECT rule' slightly outperformed other rules in stratifying patients and identifying those at low risk of death during hospitalization or within 30 days.
Avatar n tn The coronary artery calcium score (CACS) and the VAP lipid panel are both relatively new comers in the cardiovascular risk prediction realm, so I had to verify my answers before posting them for you. 1. Your CACS of 2000 is indeed very high, at the 94th-99th percentile based on age, gender and race. According to the MESA study (Polonsky et al, JAMA 2010), there is indeed an elevated risk of cardiovascular events.
Avatar f tn The authors of a meta-analysis suggest that this helps to explain the apparent increase in risk sometimes associated with low diastolic pressure, and warn that some medications for high blood pressure may actually increase the pulse pressure and the risk of heart disease. Last, be aware that certain anti-hypertensive drugs and combinations thereof have a better effect on pulse pressure than others. Examples are diuretics and certain calcium channel blockers.
Avatar n tn Physical Signs of Heart Disease Swelling of Your Feet and Lower Legs Retention of fluid in the feet and legs is known as peripheral edema. Edema may appear as "sock marks" at the end of the day. Mild peripheral edema is common. Your doctor may check for this sign by pressing a finger against your ankle or shin bone to see if a depression is left behind. This is called "pitting edema.
Avatar m tn I assume you are being treated for high blood pressure, and patients with CAD and very low BP can increase the risk for a stroke and heart attack. There is a study that 110 or lower for systolic pressure and 60 or lower for diastolic pressure may increase the risk. There are other doctors who want the blood pressure as low as possible without side effects such as fainting, dizziness, etc.
Avatar f tn Since it is a risk factor for heart disease and stroke, this is important to find out. The current recommended treatment is niacin in a dose of 1-3 grams daily. However, please do not take it without asking your doctor. Take care!
Avatar n tn The heart rate, Chinese gender prediction and Mayan gender prediction said it was a girl. He's a boy.
Avatar n tn CAD is a syndrome that almost always has occluded vessels and/or soft plaque within the lining of the arteries at with that condition there is a high risk of heart attack or stroke. The soft plaque breaks through lining into the vessle channel (lumen) and sometimes the hard plaque within the lumen breaks away causing heart attacks or stroke. Sometimes a clot occurs within the left upper chamber and that clot can cause heart attack or stroke....but that isn't considered CAD..
Avatar n tn t reach that level through fatigue or discomfort, they resort to an injection which stresses the heart. If you have heart disease, it suddenly feels like someone is sitting on your chest and breathing is very hard. This lasts for about 2 mins tops. They then take the patient to the scan room where they have to lay on their back, keeping still, for about 30 mins. Slowly you watch the machine go around the front of the chest as it takes images.
Avatar f tn My babies heart rate was 145 the first time they checked then my following 2 appointments it was 149 and I'm having a girl
Avatar m tn Your doctor knows the major limitation of the stress test approach is that it requires high-grade stenosis to indicate heart attack risk. And high-grade stenosis, while a good indicator of advanced arterial disease, is NOT the major cause of myocardial infarctions (heart attack).
Avatar n tn When you say your stent was occlusive, did they tell you how large the blockage is? There is always a greater risk of heart attack after your first one, but it depends on so many different things. What does your doctor say?
6387609 tn?1393274731 Yep, just stop yourself from getting too excited one way or another with all of those gender prediction tests. I thought for certain it was a girl but nope, boy. And trust me, I tried every prediction test out there.
Avatar n tn I am 43 years old and I have Lupus. I was told today that my resting heart rate was 89. Should I be concerned and have it checked? There is a history of heart disease on my mother's side of the family.
Avatar n tn There must be some risk factors you have that lead to a heart attack, high BP or high cholesterol. Perhaps there was no damage but your heart was weakened and you now have a reduced EF%. In any case, as Ed says it would be helpful to know what you're taking to answer intelligently.
Avatar n tn i bet your mum already taking it , these is no other miraculous tablet which can cure what she has apart from an open heart surgery. yes open heart surgery is risky , you never know what might happen , but its a risk you have to take. i hope you will do what' s best for your mother.
Avatar f tn Has anyone used the baby heart rate for gender prediction. Cause my baby won't show us its gender.the heart rate was 160. If so was the prediction correct.
Avatar f tn I think that if you always had a blood pressure of 90/60, you're blood pressure is perfect for you. Your diastolic number (60) get lower sometimes? If so, did you have some symptoms of low blood pressure like orthostatic hypotension when you are sit and change position to a standing one (symptoms like lighthehead, dizziness, fast pulse rate). Do you feel tired? If so, maybe your blood pressure is too low for you.
2052165 tn?1331146225 If some women give birth to a baby with some congenital heart disease like, Tetrology of fallot, then what about her 2nd baby, he/she will born normal or with the same defect in heart??? Please also guide what are the causes of this type of diseases and how it can be prevented?
Avatar n tn Seven years ago I had a mild heart attack and in ICU for several days with congested heart failure. I had a stent implant for a 98% blocked right coronary artery, 70% circumflex no intervention, and 100% blocked LAD. The LAD had developed collateral vessels (natural bypass) to supply blood to the area normally supplied by the LAD. I have been successfully treated with medication and today my heart has returned to normal size and effectively pumping blood into circulation.
Avatar f tn I am also at high risk of heart disease. What am I looking at as far as time left here. 5-10 years doesn't change my life plans. Less than that might.