Incremental prognostic utility of coronary CT angiography for asymptomatic patients based upon extent and severity of coronary artery calcium: Results from the COronary CT Angiography EvaluatioN For Clinical Outcomes InteRnational Multicenter (CONFIRM) Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Stenosis
  • Vascular Calcification

abstract

  • Coronary CT angiography provides incremental prognostic utility for prediction of mortality and non-fatal myocardial infarction for asymptomatic individuals with moderately high CACS, but not for lower or higher CACS.

authors

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4340363

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/eurheartj/ehu358

PubMed ID

  • 25205531

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 501

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 36

number

  • 8