Relationship Between Coronary Artery Calcium and Atherosclerosis Progression Among Patients With Suspected Coronary Artery Disease

JACC Cardiovasc Imaging

8 Luglio Lug 2022 5 months ago
  • Andreini D, Conte E, Pontone G.

Among symptomatic patients, it remains unclear whether a coronary artery calcium (CAC) score alone is sufficient or misses a sizeable burden and progressive risk associated with obstructive and nonobstructive atherosclerotic plaque.

Reference: Relationship Between Coronary Artery Calcium and Atherosclerosis Progression Among Patients With Suspected Coronary Artery Disease. Hollenberg EJ, Lin F, Blaha MJ, Budoff MJ, van den Hoogen IJ, Gianni U, Lu Y, Bax AM, van Rosendael AR, Tantawy SW, Andreini D, Cademartiri F, Chinnaiyan K, Choi JH, Conte E, de Araújo Gonçalves P, Hadamitzky M, Maffei E, Pontone G, Shin S, Kim YJ, Lee BK, Chun EJ, Sung JM, Gimelli A, Lee SE, Bax JJ, Berman DS, Sellers SL, Leipsic JA, Blankstein R, Narula J, Chang HJ, Shaw LJ. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2022 Jun;15(6):1063-1074.

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