Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease in elderly population of Turkey: A subgroup analysis of ELDERTURK study

Kilic S., Sumerkan M. C. , Emren V., Bekar L., Cersit S., Tunc E., ...More

CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL, vol.26, no.1, pp.13-19, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.5603/cj.a2017.0113
  • Title of Journal : CARDIOLOGY JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.13-19


Background: Secondary prevention plays an important role after acute coronary event due to high risk of adverse events in elderly. In present study we aimed to evaluate the lifestyle, management of risk factors and medical treatment for secondary protection in elderly patients with known coronary heart disease (CHD).