Adherence to lifestyle advice and medications could add seven healthy years of life after a heart attack, according to a study presented at ESC Congress 2021.
Most heart attack patients remain at high risk of a second attack one year later. Our study suggests that improving both lifestyles and medication use could lower this risk, with a gain in many years of life without a cardiovascular event.”
Dr. Tinka Van Trier, Study Author, Amsterdam University Medical Centre, the Netherlands
The INTERHEART study previously demonstrated that 80–90% of the risk of a heart attack can be modified