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journal article 
Author(s):
de Las Heras Gala, Tonia; Geisel, Marie Henrike; Peters, Annette; Thorand, Barbara; Baumert, Jens; Lehmann, Nils; Jöckel, Karl-Heinz; Moebus, Susanne; Erbel, Raimund; Meisinger, Christine; Mahabadi, Amir Abbas; Koenig, Wolfgang; KORA Study Group and the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study Group 
Title:
Recalibration of the ACC/AHA Risk Score in Two Population-Based German Cohorts. 
Abstract:
The 2013 ACC/AHA guidelines introduced an algorithm for risk assessment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) within 10 years. In Germany, risk assessment with the ESC SCORE is limited to cardiovascular mortality. Applicability of the novel ACC/AHA risk score to the German population has not yet been assessed. We therefore sought to recalibrate and evaluate the ACC/AHA risk score in two German cohorts and to compare it to the ESC SCORE.We studied 5,238 participants from the KORA surv...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
PLoS ONE 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
11 
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
e0164688 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik für Herz- und Kreislauferkrankungen