PROCAM Health Check1,2 (Weibull-Model)
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PROCAM Health Check – Interactive
You can find an interactive version of the PROCAM Health Check here (select tab “PROCAM Health Check”).
1) Assmann G., Cullen P., Schulte H. Simple scoring scheme for calculating the risk of acute coronary events based on the 10-year follow-up of the Prospective Cardiovascular Münster (PROCAM) Study. Circulation 2002; 105: 310-315
2) Assmann G., Schulte H., Cullen P., Seedorf U. Assessing risk of myocardial infarction and stroke: new data from the Prospective Cardiovascular Münster (PROCAM) Study. Eur J Clin Invest. 2007; 37: 925-932.
Based on new data from the PROCAM study, the PROCAM tests were revised in 2008.
3) Please note that this threshold applies to fastening serum glucose levels. Analyses of the PROCAM data showed, that this threshold corresponds to 125 mg/dl plasma glucose and 110 mg/dl in capillary blood.
(von Eckardstein A, Schulte H, Assmann G. Risk for diabetes mellitus in middle-aged Caucasian male participants of the PROCAM study: implications for the definition of impaired fasting glucose by the American Diabetes Association. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2000;85:3101-8.)
If you suffered a heart attack or stroke in the past, or do now suffer from angina (angina pectoris), you already have a high risk for a heart attack, there is no need for you to perform the risk assessment.