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  • Heart disease prognosis

  • Long-term follow up

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H. Mahmoud, G. Berton, F. Cavuto, R. Cordiano, R. Palmieri, F. Bagato, H. Asklany, N. Sitta, B. Segafedo

THE ABC HEART DISEASE FOUNDATION, CONEGLIANO; CONEGLIANO GENERAL HOSPITAL, CONEGLIANO; BASSANO DEL GRAPPA GENERAL HOSPITAL, BASSANO DEL GRAPPA; ADRIA GENERAL HOSPITAL, ADRIA; FELTRE GENERAL HOSPITAL, FELTRE; MINIA UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL, MINIA

The relationship between plasma lipid levels during acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and non-cardiac outcome is little known. We reported an independent as- sociation between these levels and the development of neoplasia long after ACS.

Purpose: To ascertain whether plasma lipid levels during ACS are associated to neoplastic mortality in long term.

Methods: This study included 589 patients admitted with ACS to 3 centers and discharged alive. Plasma lipid levels were assessed on the 1st morning after ad- mission. Patients were followed for 17 years or until death.

Results: 571 patients were free from malignancy at enrollment, of them 99 (17.3%) developed the disease during follow up and 75 (13.1%) died due to it. Compared to patients without malignancy, those with malignancy showed lower plasma levels of total cholesterol (TC), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and trigly- cerides (TG) (p=0.01, p=0.03 and p=0.02 respectively). The groups showed similar statin use rates. The incidence rate of neoplastic mortality was higher in patients who had baseline TC or LDL values < median (p=0.003 and p=0.007 respectively); they showed 133% and 122% increased incidence rate of neoplastic death respectively. No differences were observed relative to HDL and TG levels. In survival analysis using Cox regression with parsimonious models, patients with baseline TC or LDL values > median, respectively, showed risks of 0.5(95% CI 0.3-0.8; P=0.005) and 0.5(95% CI 0.3-0.8; P=0.004) for neoplastic death. Similar results were obtained using competitive risk analysis with parsimonious models the risks were 0.5(95% CI 0.3-0.8; P=0.003) and 0.5(95% CI 0.3-0.8; P=0.007) respectively.

Conclusions: This long-term prospective study of an unselected real-world pa- tient sample showed that neoplasia mortality is independently associated with low baseline plasma TC and LDL levels at admission for ACS.

 

 

Welcome

In 1992, a small group of medical researchers and other participants embarked on an project to investigate new clinical factors for heart disease, studying patients with acute coronary syndrome and following them for many years. Today, the observations on the long-term survival after acute coronary syndrome are internationally acknowledged. Main results appears on the most important cardiovascular texts across the world. The study is called “the ABC heart disease study”.
Nel 1992, un piccolo gruppo di medici ricercatori ed altri operatori sanitari, iniziarono un progetto per studiare nuovi fattori clinici della malattia cardiaca, studiando pazienti con sindrome coronarica acuta e seguendoli per molti anni. Oggi, ciò che è stato osservato sulla sopravvivenza a lungo temine dopo sindrome coronarica acuta è riconosciuto a livello internazionale. I principali risultati appaiono sui maggiori testi di medicina cardiovascolare in tutto il mondo. Questo progetto è stato chiamato “the ABC heart disease study”.

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Mission

The Mission of the ABC Study on Heart Disease Project is to promote the knowledge on heart disease chiefly based on the long-term follow up of the patients. And to promote citizen health supporting preventive, social, and sport activities.
 

First 3 years results of the study

Malattia cardiaca e neoplasia: i risultati dei primi 3 anni di studio
Heart disease and neoplasia: first 3 years results of the study

 Risultati Terzo Anno

I risultati del Terzo Anno di lavoro del Progetto regionale

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