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Document type:
Journal Article; Meta-Analysis; Systematic Review 
Author(s):
Lo-Kioeng-Shioe, Mallory S; Rijlaarsdam-Hermsen, Dorine; van Domburg, Ron T; Hadamitzky, Martin; Lima, João A C; Hoeks, Sanne E; Deckers, Jaap W 
Title:
Prognostic value of coronary artery calcium score in symptomatic individuals: A meta-analysis of 34,000 subjects. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: Coronary artery calcium (CAC) scanning has evolved into an important subclinical prediction method for cardiovascular diseases in asymptomatic subjects. However, the prognostic implication of CAC scanning in symptomatic individuals is less clear. OBJECTIVES: To assess the prognostic utility of CAC in predicting risk of major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in stable patients with suspected CAD. METHODS: We did a systematic electronic literature search for studies presenting original da...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Cardiol 
Year:
2020 
Journal volume:
299 
Pages contribution:
56-62 
Print-ISSN:
0167-5273 
TUM Institution:
Institut für Radiologie und Nuklearmedizin