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Document type:
Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't 
Author(s):
Han, Donghee; Klein, Eyal; Friedman, John; Gransar, Heidi; Achenbach, Stephan; Al-Mallah, Mouaz H; Budoff, Matthew J; Cademartiri, Filippo; Maffei, Erica; Callister, Tracy Q; Chinnaiyan, Kavitha; Chow, Benjamin J W; DeLago, Augustin; Hadamitzky, Martin; Hausleiter, Joerg; Kaufmann, Philipp A; Villines, Todd C; Kim, Yong-Jin; Leipsic, Jonathon; Feuchtner, Gudrun; Cury, Ricardo C; Pontone, Gianluca; Andreini, Daniele; Marques, Hugo; Rubinshtein, Ronen; Chang, Hyuk-Jae; Lin, Fay Y; Shaw, Leslee J;...    »
 
Title:
Prognostic significance of subtle coronary calcification in patients with zero coronary artery calcium score: From the CONFIRM registry. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The Agatston coronary artery calcium score (CACS) may fail to identify small or less dense coronary calcification that can be detected on coronary CT angiography (CCTA). We investigated the prevalence and prognostic importance of subtle calcified plaques on CCTA among individuals with CACS 0. METHODS: From the prospective multicenter CONFIRM registry, we evaluated patients without known CAD who underwent CAC scan and CCTA. CACS was categorized as 0, 1-10, 11-100, 101-400, an...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Atherosclerosis 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
309 
Pages contribution:
33-38 
Print-ISSN:
0021-9150 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin