Body mass index and the prevalence, severity, and risk of coronary artery disease: An international multicentre study of 13 874 patients Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Obesity

abstract

  • Amongst patients with suspected CAD referred for CCTA, individuals with increased BMI have greater prevalence, extent, and severity of CAD that is not fully explained by the presence of traditional risk factors. A higher BMI is independently associated with increased risk of intermediate-term risk of myocardial infarction.

publication date

  • May 2013

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3708721

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/ehjci/jes179

PubMed ID

  • 22922955

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 456

end page

  • 63

volume

  • 14

number

  • 5