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XXVII CONGRESSO PORTUGUÊS DE ATEROSCLEROSE


XXVII CONGRESSO PORTUGUÊS DE ATEROSCLEROSE

VIII CURSO AVANÇADO DE LIPIDOLOGIA 2019

87th EAS Congress


87th EAS Congress

Hipercolesterolemia Familiar (HF)

 

Materiais informativos

Hipercolesterolemia Familiar (HF)

Desenvolvidos pelo “International FH Paediatric Register”.

Uma cortesia do Grupo de Investigação Cardiovascular do INSA para chegar as famílias com crianças com FH para que melhor compreendam a sua doença e vivam melhor com ela.

Foram desenvolvidos para idades diferentes com conteúdos adaptados:

quinta, 28 fevereiro 2019 13:52

Air pollution: A public health approach for Portugal

Torres P1, Ferreira J2, Monteiro A2, Costa S3, Pereira MC1, Madureira J4, Mendes A5, Teixeira JP3.

At the global level, several epidemiological studies have conclusively pointed out the associations between short-term exposure to air pollution and acute health effects, and long-term exposure with adverse health effects such as premature mortality from severe respiratory and cardiovascular diseases.

This study intended to characterize exposures and their adverse health effects. Three independent sets of vectors were analyzed on a nationwide level and annual basis: air pollutant emissions, ambient air concentrations and health indicators of the period 2009 to 2015. The emissions analysis, for the studied pollutants, pointed out the main findings: (i) Lisbon Metropolitan Area presents the most problematic region with regard to the emissions of all the pollutants under study; (ii) the regions of the Alentejo and Algarve showed reduced emissions of the studied pollutants compared to other parts of the country; (iii) Northern regions PM10 concentrations decreased during the two years in analysis. Regarding the analysis of air quality, it was concluded that: (i) regarding ozone, concentration shown a decreasing trend throughout the country; (ii) nitrogen dioxide and particulate matter, concentrations demonstrated an increasing trend in most of the northern part of the country; (iii) the regions of Alentejo and Lisbon Metropolitan Area showed increasing trends for sulfur dioxide and fine particles for the evaluated period. Decreasing trends in mortality associated with cardiovascular and respiratory causes are found mainly in the Alentejo and Algarve regions. In comparison, the North, Central regions, as well as, Lisbon Metropolitan Area exhibited higher mortality values related to this health indicators.

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1 LEPABE, Departamento de Engenharia Química, Faculdade de Engenharia, Universidade do Porto, R. Dr. Roberto Frias, 4200-465 Porto, Portugal.

2 CESAM & Dept of Environment and Planning (CESAM), Campus Universitário de Santiago, University of Aveiro, 3810-193 Aveiro, Portugal.

3 EPIUnit - Instituto de Saúde Pública, Universidade do Porto, Rua das Taipas, no 135, 4050-600 Porto, Portugal; Environmental Health Department, National Health Institute Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Rua Alexandre Herculano, 321, 4000-055 Porto, Portugal.

4 EPIUnit - Instituto de Saúde Pública, Universidade do Porto, Rua das Taipas, no 135, 4050-600 Porto, Portugal.

5 EPIUnit - Instituto de Saúde Pública, Universidade do Porto, Rua das Taipas, no 135, 4050-600 Porto, Portugal; Environmental Health Department, National Health Institute Dr. Ricardo Jorge, Rua Alexandre Herculano, 321, 4000-055 Porto, Portugal. Electronic address: Este endereço de email está protegido contra piratas. Necessita ativar o JavaScript para o visualizar.