Cardiovascular Risk

 Cardiovascular risk is described as any factor that can compromise the proper functioning of our heart and our circulatory system. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the world.

Cardiovascular Risk Factors 

  • Age.
  • Sex.
  • Hereditary Background.
  • Race/Ethnicity.
  • Smoking.
  • Sedentary lifestyle.
  • Bad eating habits.
  • High consumption of alcohol.
  • Arterial hypertension.
  • High cholesterol levels.
  • Diabetes.
  • Obesity.
  • Stress.

Cardiovascular Risk Promoting and Prevention Program

The Cardiovascular Risk Promoting and Prevention program of Instituto Cardiovascular s.a., seeks to encourage the culture of the importance of identifying risk factors that at some point can compromise the proper functioning of our heart, circulatory system and incidentally other vital organs of our body.

Factors that we normally identify in advanced stages, that require complex treatments and procedures on certain occasions, that put our lives at risk, can be prevented or managed responsibly with the help of physicians.

This program also accompanies the management of patients with pre-existing conditions such as Anticoagulation, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension and Obesity. Besides, the accompaniment of athletes and people interested in a general preventive Cardiovascular risk check-up.