Mitral annular calcification, aortic valve sclerosis, and incident stroke in adults free of clinical cardiovascular disease: The strong heart study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Stroke

abstract

  • In this cohort of American Indians without clinical cardiovascular disease, the presence of MAC, but not AV sclerosis, proved to be a strong risk factor for incident stroke after extensive adjustment for other predictors. Individuals exhibiting MAC may benefit from aggressive risk factor modification, but this will require further investigation.

publication date

  • December 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.STR.0000190005.09442.ad

PubMed ID

  • 16254219

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2533

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 36

number

  • 12