A modest reduction in lung function is associated with both risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) and non-fatal coronary events, but consistently more strongly associated with future SCD. A Swedish study presented at the ERS 2021 Congress, assessed baseline spirometry in 28,584 middle-aged people with no previous history of acute coronary events. The cohort, from ...
Spirometry useful in assessment of cardiovascular risk.
By Mardi Chapman
7 Sep 2021