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EHS publications on Coronary Prevention

Coronary Prevention

Risk Factors and Prevention

Completed survey

Results are published in the European Heart Journal

  • EUROASPIRE: A European Society of cardiology survey of secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: Principal results. EUROASPIRE Study Group. Eur. Heart J., October 1997; 18: 1569- 1582 .
  • K. Kotseva, D.A. Wood , D.De Bacquer, J. Heidrich , G. De Backer on behalf of the EUROASPIRE II Study Group. Cardiac rehabilitation for coronary patients: lifestyle, risk factor and therapeutic management. Results from the EUROASPIRE II survey. Eur. Heart J. Suppl., Dec 2004; 6:j 17-j 26. 
  • T.F.M. Van Berkel, H. Boersma, D. De Baquer, J.W. Deckers, and D. Wood.   Registration and management of smoking behaviour in patients with coronary heart disease. The EUROASPIRE survey. Eur. Heart J., November 1999; 20: 1630 - 1637. 
  • EUROASPIRE II Study Group. Lifestyle and risk factor management and use of drug therapies in coronary patients from 15 countries. Principal results from EUROASPIRE II Euro Heart Survey Programme. Eur Heart J 2001;22:554-572.  Download here (PDF, 957 Kb)
  • EUROpean Action on Secondary Prevention through Intervention to Reduce Events II study group. Screening of family members of patients with premature coronary heart disease results from the EUROASPIRE II family survey. De Sutter J, De Bacquer D, Kotseva K, Sans S, Pyörälä K, Wood D, De Backer G;¨Eur Heart J 2003;24:249-257.
  • Overweight and obesity in patients with established coronary heart disease: are we meeting the challenge? De Bacquer D, De Backer G, Cokkinos D, Keil U, Montaye M, Östör E, Pyörälä K, Sans S. Eur Heart J 2004;25:121-128.
  • Smoking behaviour in European patients with established coronary heart disease. Eur Heart J 2006; 27:35-41.

Other Journals

  • EUROASPIRE I and II Groups. Clinical reality of coronary prevention guidelines: a comparison of EUROASPIRE I and II in nine countries. Lancet 2001;357:995-1001.
  • The pursuit of secondary prevention targets in Czech coronary patients. A comparison of EUROASPIRE I and II surveys. Mayer O Jr, Simon J. Rosolova  H , De Bacquer D , EUROASPIRE I and II Study Groups. Cent Eur J Public Health 2002;10:307-311.
  • Contribution of nursing to risk factor management as perceived by patients with established coronary heart disease. Scholte op Reimer WJM , Jansen CH, de Swart EAM, Boersma E, Simoons ML, Deckers JW. EJCN 2002;1:87-94.
  • Boersma E, Keil U, De Bacquer D, De Backer G, Pyorala K, Poldermans D, Leprotti C, Pilotto L, de Swart E, Deckers JW, Heidrich J, Sans S, Kotseva K, Wood D, Ambrosio GB;  EUROASPIRE I and II Study Groups. Blood pressure is insufficiently controlled in European patients with established coronary heart disease. J Hypertens 2003;21:1831-1840.
  • Predictive value of classical risk factors and their control in coronary patients: a follow-up of the EUROASPIRE I Cohort . De Bacquer D, De Backer G, Ostor E, Simon J, Pyorala K; on behalf of the EUROASPIRE I Study Group. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehab 2003;10:289-295.
  • Educational level and risk factor profile of cardiac patients in the EUROASPIRE II substudy. Mayer O Jr, Simon J, Heidrich J, Cokkinos DV, De Bacquer D, on behalf of EUROASPIRE II Study Group. J Epidemiol Community Health 2004;58:47-52.
  • Risk factor management in diabetic and non-diabetic patients with coronary heart disease. Findings from the EUROASPIRE I and II surveys. Pyörälä K, Lehtp S, De Bacquer D, De Sutter J, Sans S, Keil U, Wood D, De Backer G, the EUROASPIRE I and II Study Groups. Diabetologia 2004;47:1257-1265.