Coronary calcium scoring for long-term mortality prediction in patients with and without a family history of coronary disease Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Mortality
  • Vascular Calcification

abstract

  • CAC effectively stratified mortality risk of patients with and without FH of CAD. However, for younger and lower-risk FH cohorts, CAC screening did not provide additive prognostic information beyond that of the traditional cardiac risk factors.

publication date

  • February 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1136/heartjnl-2015-308429

PubMed ID

  • 26701965

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 204

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 102

number

  • 3