Professor Clara Chow
|Institute:||University of Sydney|
Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering for Prevention of Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial fibrillation(AF) is a major cause of mortality and morbidity globally. Hypertension is a recognized risk factor for AF and systematic reviews show that blood pressure (BP) lowering is associated with reduced risk of developing AF. Patients with a history of previous AF are at risk of developing further AF.…
Clinical approaches to preventing cardiovascular disease
While many new treatments have been discovered in the last few decades to prevent cardiovascular disease (CVD), surveys show many people do not receive these treatments.
Dr Clara Chow is committed to using her skills as a cardiologist and a researcher to bridge this gap. Her program aims to identify novel, simple and…