cardiology
Risk factors

The latest tool for cardiac risk screening: spirometry

A modest reduction in lung function is associated with significant increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) and non-fatal coronary events, according to European researchers who suggest spirometry for cardiac risk screening. A Swedish study presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) 2021 Congress, assessed baseline spirometry in 28,584 middle-aged people with no previous history ...

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