Cardiology Today | With a shift toward an increasingly elderly population, the issue of providing the best CV care for this demographic has become paramount. Further presenting difficulty is the challenge that CV issues cannot be considered in isolation in the elderly.Approximately 19% of the U.S.
This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution‐NonCommercial License, which permits use, distribution and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited and is not used for commercial purposes. Women with obstructive coronary artery disease (CAD) have poor outcomes relative to otherwise comparable men.
Hypertension is the most prevalent modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease and disorders directly influencing cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality, such as diabetes mellitus, chronic kidney disease, obstructive sleep apnea, etc. Despite aggressive attempts to influence lifestyle modifications and advances in pharmacotherapeutics, a large percentage of patients still do not achieve recommended blood pressure control worldwide.