People with an existing cardiovascular disease to lower the chance of it getting worse or of developing a further disease. People with a total cvd risk of over 10 over 10 years should be offered lipid lowering treatment with a statin 1.
2013 acc aha guideline on the assessment of cardiovascular risk.
10 year cardiovascular risk assessment. Individuals with low risk have 10 or less cvd risk at ten years with intermediate risk 10 20 and with high risk 20 or more. Once all risk factors have been identified cardiovascular risk charts or calculator should be used to estimate the total risk of developing cvd over the following 10 years. Use this information to better understand your current risk factors and what you can do to limit your risk in the future.
Ten year risk assessment estimate your risk of developing coronary artery disease cad stroke and cardiovascular disease cvd using this tool. Calculating the 10 year risk for cardiovascular disease using traditional risk factors is recommended every 4 6 years in patients 20 79 years old who are free from cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular risk assessment 10 year acc aha 2013 estimates 10 year risk of cardiovascular disease based on key risk factors.
The 10 year cvd risk was estimated online using the. People with a risk assessment score of 10 or more. This calculator is intended for people between the ages of 40 and 79.
Treatment to reduce the risk of developing a cardiovascular disease is usually offered to people with a moderate or high risk. This calculator assumes that you have not had a prior heart attack or stroke. Your doctor can help you understand your personal risk and how to interpret your results.
Calculate your 10 year risk of heart disease or stroke using the ascvd algorithm published in 2013 acc aha guideline on the assessment of cardiovascular risk. However conducting a more detailed 10 year risk assessment every 4 6 years is reasonable in adults ages 40 79 who are free of cardiovascular disease. This peer reviewed online calculator uses the pooled cohort equations to estimate the 10 year primary risk of ascvd atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease among patients without pre existing cardiovascular disease who are between 40 and 79 years of age.
Goff dc jr lloyd jones dm bennett g et al. The calculator cannot tell for sure whether you will have a cardiovascular event. A report of the american college of cardiology american heart association task force on practice guidelines.
1 patients are considered to be at elevated risk if the pooled cohort equations predicted risk is 7 5. If you have generally it is recommended that you discuss with your doctor about starting aspirin and a statin. It helps predict your risk over 10 years of heart attack stroke or death from cardiovascular disease.
That is if you have a 1 in 10 chance or more of developing a cardiovascular disease within the following 10 years.