The totality of atherosclerotic plaque derived from coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) emerges as a comprehensive measure to assess the intensity of medical treatment that patients need. This study examines the differences in age onset and prognostic significance of atherosclerotic plaque burden between sexes.
Reference: Sex and age-specific interactions of coronary atherosclerotic plaque onset and prognosis from coronary computed tomography.
van Rosendael SE, Bax AM, Lin FY, Achenbach S, Andreini D, Budoff MJ, Cademartiri F, Callister TQ, Chinnaiyan K, Chow BJW, Cury RC, DeLago AJ, Feuchtner G, Hadamitzky M, Hausleiter J, Kaufmann PA, Kim YJ, Leipsic JA, Maffei E, Marques H, de Araújo Gonçalves P, Pontone G, Raff GL, Rubinshtein R, Villines TC, Chang HJ, Berman DS, Min JK, Bax JJ, Shaw LJ, van Rosendael AR. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2023 May 11:jead094.