Serum Lipid Levels, Body Mass Index, and Their Role in Coronary Artery Calcification: A Polygenic Analysis

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van Setten, Jessica; Isgum, Ivana; Pechlivanis, Sonali; Tragante, Vinicius; de Jong, Pim A.; Smolonska, Joanna; Platteel, Mathieu; Hoffmann, Per; Oudkerk, Matthijs; de Koning, Harry J.; Noethen, Markus M.; Moebus, Susanne; Erbel, Raimund; Joeckel, Karl-Heinz; Viergever, Max A.; Mali, Willem P. Th. M.; de Bakker, Paul I. W.;
(2015)
  • Subject: coronary artery disease | PROVIDES INSIGHTS | CALCIUM SCORE | ASYMPTOMATIC INDIVIDUALS | myocardial infarction | GENETIC ARCHITECTURE | CARDIOVASCULAR-DISEASE | COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY | MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION | RISK PREDICTION | genome-wide association study | GENOME-WIDE ASSOCIATION | BLOOD-PRESSURE
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases

Background-Coronary artery calcification (CAC) is widely regarded as a cumulative lifetime measure of atherosclerosis, but it remains unclear what is the relationship between calcification and traditional risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD) and myocardial inf... View more
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