New measurements such as the coronary calcium score can determine risk for heart attack

MedGenMed. 2007 Dec 10;9(4):54.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Editorial

MeSH terms

  • Calcinosis / blood
  • Calcinosis / complications
  • Calcinosis / diagnosis*
  • Calcium / blood
  • Calcium / metabolism
  • Cardiac Catheterization
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease / complications*
  • Coronary Artery Disease / diagnosis
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Humans
  • Incidence
  • Male
  • Myocardial Infarction / epidemiology*
  • Myocardial Infarction / etiology*
  • Myocardial Infarction / physiopathology
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Risk Assessment
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Sex Factors
  • Survival Analysis

Substances

  • Calcium