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Diabetes and male sex are key risk factor correlates of the extent of coronary artery calcification: A Euro-CCAD study ☆

Research paper by R Nicoll, Y Zhao, U Wiklund, A Diederichsen, H Mickley, K Ovrehus, J Zamorano, P Gueret, A Schmermund, E Maffei, F Cademartiri, M Budoff, M Henein

Indexed on: 12 Apr '17Published on: 31 Mar '17Published in: Journal of Diabetes and its Complications



Abstract

Although much has been written about the conventional cardiovascular risk factor correlates of the extent of coronary artery calcification (CAC), few studies have been carried out on symptomatic patients. This paper assesses the potential ability of risk factors to associate with an increasing CAC score.

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