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Clinical Summary

Cardiovascular disease: offering men comprehensive screening did not save lives

Jenny Blair, MD   |   27 October 2022

Takeaway

  • In a population of older Northern European men, being invited to undergo screening for cardiovascular disease was not associated with a lower rate of death.
  • Authors will follow cohort for up to 10 years.

Why this matters

  • Most cardiac events are preventable.
  • Few studies address population-based screening for subclinical disease.

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