Left ventricular area on non-contrast cardiac computed tomography as a predictor of incident heart failure – The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Computed Tomography Angiography
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Ventricles
  • Hypertrophy, Left Ventricular
  • Vascular Calcification

abstract

  • In an ethnically diverse population of asymptomatic individuals free from baseline CVD or HF, the left ventricular area measured by non-contrast cardiac CT is a strong predictor of incident HF events beyond traditional risk factors and CAC score.

publication date

  • November 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5115932

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jcct.2016.07.009

PubMed ID

  • 27499493

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 500

end page

  • 506

volume

  • 10

number

  • 6