Genome-wide association study of coronary and aortic calcification implicates risk loci for coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction

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van Setten, Jessica; Isgum, Ivana; Smolonska, Joanna; Ripke, Stephan; de Jong, Pim A.; Oudkerk, Matthijs; de Koning, Harry; Lammers, Jan-Willem J.; Zanen, Pieter; Groen, Harry J. M.; Marike Boezen, H.; Postma, Dirkje S.; Wijmenga, Cisca; Viergever, Max A.; Mali, Willem P. T. M.; de Bakker, Paul I. W.;
(2013)

Arterial calcification is a well-known risk factor for coronary artery disease (CAD) and myocardial infarction (MI). We performed a genome-wide association study on coronary artery calcification and aortic calcification as intermediate traits for CAD/MI. We tested ~2.5 ... View more
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