LAICON 2022: International - Nontraditional Risk Factors for ASCVD


Dr Dinesh Kalra, USA    16 January 2023

  • Most MIs occurs in young patients without risk factors; 1.1 million patients <55 years with MI.
  • Multiple nontraditional risk factors for ASCVD
  • Frailty, ADL, glaucoma, arthritis, sinusitis, incontinence, social dependence for personal care.
  • Risk enhancing factors for clinician-patient risk discussion
  • Family history of premature ASCVD
  • Primary hypercholesterolemia
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
  • Chronic inflammatory conditions
  • History of premature menopause and history of a pregnancy-associated condition that increases later ASCVD risk
  • Lipid biomarkers are associated with increased ASCVD risk.

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