Control of risk factors for cardiovascular disease among multinational patient population in the Arabian Gulf

Ibrahim Al-Zakwani, Wael Al-Mahmeed, Mohamed Arafah, Ali T. Al-Hinai, Abdullah Shehab, Omer Al-Tamimi, Mahmoud Al-Awadhi, Shorook Al-Herz, Faisal Al-Anazi, Khalid Al-Nemer, Othman Metwally, Akram Al-Khadra, Mohammed Fakhry, Hossam Elghetany, Abdel R. Medani, Afzal H. Yusufali, Obaid Al-Jassim, Omar Al-Hallaq, Fahad O A S Baslaib, Haitham AminRaul D. Santos, Khalid Al-Waili, Khamis Al-Hashmi, Khalid Al-Rasadi

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We evaluated the control of cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors among patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) in the Centralized Pan-Middle East Survey on the undertreatment of hypercholesterolaemia (CEPHEUS) in the Arabian Gulf. Of the 4398 enrolled patients, overall mean age was 57 ± 11 years, 60% were males, 13% were smokers, 76% had diabetes, 71% had metabolic syndrome and 78% had very high ASCVD risk status. The proportion of subjects with body mass index 2, HbA1c

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)374-381
Number of pages8
JournalCurrent Vascular Pharmacology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2016



  • Arabian Gulf
  • Blood pressure
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • LDL cholesterol
  • Non-HDL cholesterol
  • Obesity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Pharmacology

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