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Prognostic significance of cardiac cinefluoroscopy for coronary calcific deposits in asymptomatic high risk subjects.

Authors
  • Detrano, R C
  • Wong, N D
  • Tang, W
  • French, W J
  • Georgiou, D
  • Young, E
  • Brezden, O S
  • Doherty, T M
  • Narahara, K A
  • Brundage, B H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Aug 01, 1994
Volume
24
Issue
2
Pages
354–358
Identifiers
PMID: 8034867
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The presence of coronary calcific deposits incurs an increased risk of coronary heart disease events in asymptomatic high risk subjects at 1 year. This increased risk is independent of that incurred by standard risk factors.

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