Severity of coronary artery calcification by electron beam computed tomography predicts silent myocardial ischemia Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Calcinosis
  • Coronary Disease
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Tomography

abstract

  • CACS identifies a high-risk group of asymptomatic subjects who have clinically important silent myocardial ischemia. Our results support the role of EBCT as the initial screening tool for identifying individuals at various stages of CAD development for whom therapeutic decision making may differ considerably.

publication date

  • January 25, 2000

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 10645919

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 244

end page

  • 51

volume

  • 101

number

  • 3