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Risk prediction tools

Choosing the right tool for the right patient

Risk assessment has become essential in the prevention of cardiovascular disease to both estimate prognosis in an unbiased and reliable way and to support informed treatment decisions.

The article "Risk prediction tools in cardiovascular disease prevention" provides a summary of the available risk prediction algorithms and offers guidance on how to use them.

In addition the article presents the U-Prevent tool, an online resource combining the most relevant risk algorithms in the cardiovascular field for estimating individual prognosis.

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Flowchart PDF | Overview table PDF

The content of this article reflects the personal opinion of the author/s and is not necessarily the official position of the European Society of Cardiology.