What is the number 1 cause of death due to cardiovascular disease?
Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are the leading cause of death globally. An estimated 17.9 million people died from CVDs in 2019, representing 32% of all global deaths. Of these deaths, 85% were due to heart attack and stroke. Over three quarters of CVD deaths take place in low- and middle-income countries.
What does mild CAD mean?
The study subjects were categorized as having no CAD, mild CAD defined as defined as 50% artery obstruction.