Vinayak Agarwal

Vinayak Agarwal
Medanta The Medicity · Division of Cardiology

MBBS, MD, DNB (cardiology), FACC, FASE

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Beta adrenergic blockers have had a long history as frontline agents in hypertension therapy. They are the mainstay of treatment in ischemic heart disease, heart failure, high coronary disease risk and arrhythmias, as their importance in these compelling indications are well-established. However, the efficacy and relevance of beta blockers in the t...
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Recently, a concept of multi-drug treatment of all individuals in the form of a polypill, irrespective of their risk factor profile, has been proposed with a view to provide an effective means for prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD). While the rationale, benefits and ethicality of such an approach continue to remain a matter ofdebate, it is...
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To determine temporal changes in the prevalence and level of awareness of cardiovascular risk factors (CVRFs) in an asymptomatic North-Indian urban population. All asymptomatic office executives who underwent routine health check-up at a tertiary care centre in India during the year 2000 (n=2226) and the year 2005 (n=2684) were included in the stud...
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Conflicting data exists regarding relationship between the Framingham risk score (FRS) and presence of metabolic syndrome (MS). Strong influence of age on FRS may further modify this relationship as prevalence of MS at younger age increases in South-Asian countries including India. However, only limited information is available about the prevalence...
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Carotid intima-media thickness and pulse wave velocity are non-invasive markers of atherosclerosis and have been shown to reliably predict presence and extent of atherosclerotic vascular disease. However, studies examining their association with each other have shown inconsistent results. Hence it was sought to assess correlation between carotid in...
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Coronary artery calcification is a part of the development of atherosclerosis. It occurs exclusively in atherosclerotic arteries and can be used as a noninvasive marker of coronary atherosclerosis. As there is no large-scale study on coronary calcium score reported in the Indian population till date, this study was undertaken for calculating the sc...

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