Validation of the Coronary Artery Calcium Data and Reporting System (CAC-DRS): Dual importance of CAC score and CAC distribution from the Coronary Artery Calcium (CAC) consortium Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Dipyridamole
  • Myocardial Ischemia
  • Technetium Tc 99m Sestamibi

abstract

  • The CAC-DRS system, combining the Agatston score and the number of vessels with CAC provides better stratification of risk for CHD, CVD, and all-cause death than the Agatston score alone. These prognostic data strongly support new SCCT guidelines recommending the use CAC-DRS scoring.

publication date

  • January 2019

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jcct.2019.03.011

PubMed ID

  • 30952612

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