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The primary outcomes of all-cause mortality and stroke in the STS/ACC TVT Registry were numerically similar to the findings in the rigorously designed CoreValve U.
The authors' show that there is evidence of a reduction in mortality in only 30% of the disease-specific mortality estimates and 11% of the all-cause mortality estimates from the randomised controlled trials they evaluated.
Eligibility criteria included: 1) the study had a prospective design; 2) the exposure of interest was coffee consumption; 3) the outcome was all-cause mortality, CVD mortality, and/or all-cancer mortality; 4) the investigators reported relative risks with 95% confidence intervals for 3 or more quantitative categories of coffee consumption; and 5) the reported relative risks had been adjusted at least for smoking status.
For example, one of the large clinical trials used in the meta-analysis, a study of 11,324 patients who had survived a recent myocardial infarction, found that omega-3 fatty acid supplementation resulted in a statistically significant 200/c decrease in all-cause mortality and a significant 30% decrease in cardiovascular deaths.
Univariate and multivariate Cox proportional hazards models were used to identify significant predictors of all-cause mortality.
The primary objectives of the GISSI-HF trial were to demonstrate whether n-3 PUFAs or rosuvastatin improved all-cause mortality or hospitalisations for cardiovascular reasons.
TIOSPIR was specifically designed to be of an adequate size and duration, to enable analysis of all-cause mortality and time to first COPD exacerbation in a large COPD patient population, with broad inclusion criteria, that closely reflects the real-world COPD patient population.
Washington, January 2 ( ANI ): Overall obesity and higher levels of obesity are both associated with a significantly higher all-cause risk of death, while overweight is associated with significantly lower all-cause mortality, researchers say.
We provide a thorough review and meta-analysis of studies assessing the impact of smoking on all-cause mortality in people 60 years and older, paying particular attention to the strength of the association by age, the impact of smoking cessation at older age, and factors that might specifically affect results of epidemiological studies on the impact of smoking in an older population," Carolin Gellert and her colleagues from the German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ), Heidelberg, Germany, note in the study.
5 [micro]m in diameter was not associated with all-cause mortality or fatal coronary heart disease.
Increased plasma vitamin C, alpha-carotene, selenium, and zinc were significantly associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality, as was the dietary intake of vitamin C, carotenoids, zinc, copper, and total energy.
Persistence of the dual comorbid forms of dysphoria in patients with coronary heart disease (CHD) appears to be a key factor in the associated increased risk of all-cause mortality, added Dr.