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Research
6 Oct 2020

CNIC scientists have shown that vigorous physical exercise is linked to "noncompaction" of the heart, causing it to acquire a spongy appearance.

Research
29 Sep 2020

The study, published in JACC, forms part of the PESA-CNIC-SANTANDER project, led by Dr Valentín Fuster

En la imagen se muestra con un asterisco la presencia de una placa de aterosclerosis avanzada en la carótida común detectada por la técnica de ecografía 3D que no llega a ocasionar una obstrucción significativa de la luz del vaso (es <50%). Se puede comprobar con precisión su extensión en las 3 dimensiones del espacio lo que nos permite detectar cambios en su volumen para determinar si existe un avance de la enfermedad.
Research
7 Apr 2020

A CNIC study published in JACC demonstrates that atheroma plaques extend rapidly in the arteries of asymptomatic individuals aged between 40 and 50 years participating in the PESA-CNIC-Santander study.

About the CNIC
29 Jan 2020

Dr. Valentín Fuster’s group will contribute to the iMAP project through the PESA-CNIC-Santander study

Research
16 Jan 2019

Poor quality sleep increases the risk of atherosclerosis according to the PESA CNIC- Santander Study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC)

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Research
8 Jan 2019

The expression on lymphocytes of the molecule CD69 inversely predicts the development of subclinical (symptom-free) atherosclerosis independently of classical cardiovascular risk factors

Dr. Valentín Fuster
About the CNIC
19 Jan 2018

The results of our research will allow an economic return of the investment in terms of reduction in the waiting lists, better use of the equipment or a decrease in the costs of hospitalization


A cholesterol plaque in a carotid artery, visualized by vascular magnetic resonance imaging.
Research
12 Dec 2017

CNIC researchers have demonstrated that, after age and male sex, LDL-C is the main predictor of the presence of arterial atherosclerotic plaques

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Research
14 Nov 2017

The Fuster-BEWAT score evaluates five health indicators: blood pressure, physical activity, body-mass index (BMI), fruit and vegetable intake, and smoking status

De izda. a dcha.: Iciar Areilza, Gonzalo Pizarro y Borja Ibáñez del CNIC, junto a Jesús Sánchez Martos, Consuelo Serrano, José de la Sota y Sara Alfonso, de la Fundación madri+d
About the CNIC
3 Nov 2017

The director of the Madri+d Knowledge Foundation, Jesus Sánchez Martos, visits the Carlos III National Center for Cardiovascular Research (CNIC) to learn first-hand about its main lines of research and explore new ways of collaboration