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Imaging Can Detect CAC, Predict Mortality

Coronary artery calcification imaging determines plaque build up and accurately predicts 15-year mortality among asymptomatic patients, according to a study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

Researchers from Georgia, New York, Maryland, California, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee performed a study to determine the extent of coronary artery calcification (CAC) and near-term adverse clinical outcomes are associated over a follow-up period of five years.

Source: UBM Partner Site Diagnostic Imaging - For full article, please click here.

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