Research in Cardiovascular Medicine

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 29--34

Heart Assessment and Monitoring in Rajaie Hospital (HAMRAH): A population-based cohort study


Hooman Bakhshandeh1, Majid Maleki2, Feridoun Noohi2, Shabnam Boudagh3, Yasaman Khalili2, Azin Alizadehasl3, Nasim Naderi2, Bahram Mohebbi4, Yousef Moghaddam2, Majid Haghjoo5, Maedeh Arabian2, Mohammad Javad Alemzadeh-Ansari4, Mohammadreza Baay2, Hamidreza Pouraliakbar2, Zahra Ghaemmaghami2, Shiva Khaleghparast2, Behshid Ghadrdoost2, Hamidreza Pasha2, Zahra Hosseini4, Reza Golpira2, Nejat Mahdieh6, Akbar Nikpajouh2, Parham Sadeghipour4 
1 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center; Research Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Institute of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3 Echocardiography Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4 Cardiovascular Intervention Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5 Cardiac Electrophysiology Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
6 Cardiogenetic Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Parham Sadeghipour
Cardiovascular Intervention Research Center, Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, Hashemi.Rafsanjani Vali.e.asr Intersection, Adjacent to Mellat Park, P O Box: 1995614331, Tehran
Iran

Background and Objectives: Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) impose great burden on the health systems worldwide. The prevention of CVDs depends on the correct information about the perveance/incidence of them and their determinants in the community and population-based studies are the most accurate ways for obtaining these data. The objective of this study is to determine the prevalence of the classic risk factors of CVDs among healthy adult residents of Tehran and their changes through a 10-year follow-up in Tehran, the capital of Iran. This article presents the study protocol. Methods: Heart Assessment and Monitoring in RAjaie Hospital, is a population-based study conducted in Rajaie Cardiovascular Medical and Research Center, the largest tertiary care hospital for CVDs in Tehran. It consists two phases: A survey and a prospective cohort. People between 30 and 75 years of age, without known CVDs, invite through a multistage random sampling process. They will assess for the CVD risk factors, laboratory indices, electrocardiography and echocardiography features, diet, physical activity levels, psychological aspects, and peripheral vascular diseases. All the participants will be followed for 10 years and the changes in the above-mentioned factors and incidence of CVDs assessed. Discussion: It is expected that through obtaining valid, population-specific data, the information for policy making and efficient management of CVDs in Iranian people be provided.


How to cite this article:
Bakhshandeh H, Maleki M, Noohi F, Boudagh S, Khalili Y, Alizadehasl A, Naderi N, Mohebbi B, Moghaddam Y, Haghjoo M, Arabian M, Alemzadeh-Ansari MJ, Baay M, Pouraliakbar H, Ghaemmaghami Z, Khaleghparast S, Ghadrdoost B, Pasha H, Hosseini Z, Golpira R, Mahdieh N, Nikpajouh A, Sadeghipour P. Heart Assessment and Monitoring in Rajaie Hospital (HAMRAH): A population-based cohort study.Res Cardiovasc Med 2020;9:29-34


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Bakhshandeh H, Maleki M, Noohi F, Boudagh S, Khalili Y, Alizadehasl A, Naderi N, Mohebbi B, Moghaddam Y, Haghjoo M, Arabian M, Alemzadeh-Ansari MJ, Baay M, Pouraliakbar H, Ghaemmaghami Z, Khaleghparast S, Ghadrdoost B, Pasha H, Hosseini Z, Golpira R, Mahdieh N, Nikpajouh A, Sadeghipour P. Heart Assessment and Monitoring in Rajaie Hospital (HAMRAH): A population-based cohort study. Res Cardiovasc Med [serial online] 2020 [cited 2020 Dec 1 ];9:29-34
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