Over 10 years 15 people will have a heart atack 85 people will have no heart attack 5 people will be saved from a heart attack by taking. Risk for 100 people like you who do take statins on standard dose.
The median 10 year atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk score of the cohort was 4 8 interquartile range.
10 year cardiovascular risk statin. 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. Cks acknowledges that the threshold for offering statin treatment a 10 or more 10 year risk of cardiovascular disease cvd is controversial. A 55 year old former financial services manager attended a cardiovascular risk check which showed he had a 15 risk of suffering a major cardiovascular event in the next 10 years 1 he asks his general practitioner whether he needs a statin given his risk.
This calculator assumes that you have not had a prior heart attack or stroke. Nice recommends wider use of statins for prevention of cvd in updated guidance on lipid modification nice recommends that preventative treatment for cardiovascular disease cvd should be halved from a 20 per cent risk of developing the disease over 10 years to a 10 per cent risk. Previous guidelines had used a 20 threshold but the cost benefit analysis performed for the current nice guideline showed that this threshold should be lowered to 10 if a person wishes to take a statin after an informed discussion.
Ascvd atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk algorithm including known ascvd from aha acc determines 10 year risk of heart disease or stroke and provides statin recommendations. The uspstf concludes that adults who smoke or have dyslipidemia diabetes or hypertension and a 10 or greater 10 year cvd event risk should be offered a low to moderate dose statin. His risk factors are being overweight.
These figures are used to calculate my risk of having a heart attack in the next 10 years. 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. At least 1 cardiovascular risk factor was present in 1 225 83 patients.
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. Among the remaining 1 475 individuals the median age was 45 years there were 294 20 women and 846 57 had st segment elevation mi. If you have generally it is recommended that you discuss with your doctor about starting aspirin and a statin.
Cks acknowledges that the threshold for offering statin treatment a 10 or more 10 year risk of cardiovascular disease cvd is controversial.