TITLE

Cardiovascular highlights from non-cardiology journals

AUTHOR(S)
Alistair, C. Lindsay
PUB. DATE
September 2010
SOURCE
Heart;Sep2010, Vol. 96 Issue 17, p1425
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a study which evaluated the use of coronary artery calcium scoring (CACS) as predictor of the likelihood of future cardiovascular vents. Study subjects were 6,814 participants in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) who underwent CACS. It mentions the components of the two predictive models utilized by the research authors. The findings of the study are discussed.
ACCESSION #
55416202

 

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