Signs of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in relation to risk factor distribution in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study (HNR)

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Erbel, Raimund; Delaney, Joseph A.C.; Lehmann, Nils; McClelland, Robyn L.; Möhlenkamp, Stefan; Kronmal, Richard A.; Schmermund, Axel; Moebus, Susanne; Dragano, Nico; Stang, Andreas; Jöckel, Karl-Heinz; Budoff, Matthew J.;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Journal: European Heart Journal,volume 29,issue 22,pages2,782-2,791 (issn: 0195-668X, eissn: 1522-9645)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehn439, pmc: PMC2582985
  • Subject: Atherosclerosis | Epidemiology | Prevention and Epidemiology | Risk factors | Screening | Coronary artery calcium | Clinical Research
    mesheuropmc: cardiovascular system | cardiovascular diseases | nutritional and metabolic diseases | population characteristics

Aims Modern imaging technology allows us the visualization of coronary artery calcification (CAC), a marker of subclinical coronary atherosclerosis. The prevalence, quantity, and risk factors for CAC were compared between two studies with similar imaging protocols but d... View more