Prognostic significance of subtle coronary calcification in patients with zero coronary artery calcium score: From the CONFIRM registry.

Atherosclerosis

7 Settembre Set 2020 23 days ago
  • Pontone G

The Agatston coronary artery calcium score (CACS) may fail to identify small or less dense coronary calcification that can be detected on coronary CT angiography (CCTA). We investigated the prevalence and prognostic importance of subtle calcified plaques on CCTA among individuals with CACS 0.

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Han D, Klein E, Friedman J, Gransar H, Achenbach S, Al-Mallah MH, Budoff MJ, Cademartiri F, Maffei E, Callister TQ, Chinnaiyan K, Chow BJW, DeLago A, Hadamitzky M, Hausleiter J, Kaufmann PA, Villines TC, Kim YJ, Leipsic J, Feuchtner G, Cury RC, Pontone G, Andreini D, Marques H, Rubinshtein R, Chang HJ, Lin FY, Shaw LJ, Min JK, Berman DS. Prognostic significance of subtle coronary calcification in patients with zero coronary artery calcium score: From the CONFIRM registry. Atherosclerosis 2020 Jul 29;309:33-38. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2020.07.011.

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