Cardiology | Residual Cardiovascular Risk: Beyond Traditional Risk Factors

In the March issue of Cardiology magazine, Trevor Caldarera, MD, and Michael D. Shapiro, DO, MCR, FACC, write about the key drivers of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) risk and the need for better diagnosis and management of these residual risk factors to optimize prevention of ASCVD.  “Accurate assessment of ASCVD risk facilitates shared decision-making regarding lifestyle interventions, medical therapy and goals of care,” they write. “While many risk factors for ASCVD are well-established, emerging data have uncovered new opportunities for cardiovascular risk reduction.” Read the full article in Cardiology.