Coronary Calcium Scores enhance risk an prediction

June 2010
Internal Medicine Alert;6/15/2010 Supplement, p87
The article discusses the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) trial which showed that the co-implementation of the Coronary Calcium Score (CCS) with the Framingham Risk Score System (FRS) resulted to statistically significant Net Reclassification Improvement (NRI) and thus enhanced cardiovacular (CV) risk prediction.


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