Epidemiologic data have shown that coronary artery calcification
(CAC) increases with age.
Adipokines, insulin resistance, and coronary artery calcification
While coronary artery calcification
is a marker of heart disease, it does not automatically mean someone with a high amount will have a heart attack.
Drinkers had a higher prevalence of coronary artery calcification
, defined as Agatston score above 0 (42% vs.
It shows even more strong association with coronary artery calcifications
17 mg/dL increment in serum magnesium was found to be associated with a 16% lower risk of the presence of coronary artery calcification
Keshawarz, a doctoral student and research assistant at the University of Colorado Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, Aurora, and her associates used carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) and the presence of coronary artery calcification
to measure the cardiovascular risk by menopausal status in 106 women with type 1 diabetes and 140 nondiabetic women who were enrolled in CACTI.
003), and 42% lower odds of a positive coronary artery calcification
(p = 0.
Of the participants, 35 had high coronary artery calcification
Higher consumption of omega-3 fatty acids found in fish may lower the incidence of coronary artery calcification
, according to a study which tracked almost 300 middle-aged Japanese men living in Japan and middle-aged white men living in the U.
Even if you are considered to be at low risk for stroke, having coronary artery calcification
(CAC) can mean you are more likely to suffer one, says new research (Stroke, online Feb.
The blockages, caused by coronary artery calcification
(CAC), were significantly higher in those who had a stroke than those who didn't.
Diffuse mixed calcified coronary artery plaques are often accompanied by vascular positive remodeling and no significant stenoses of the artery lumen, so the DSCT examination shows overestimation of luminal stenoses, the accuracy of coronary artery angiography results on both DSCT and single source 64-slice CT are affected by coronary artery calcification
Excessive sustained exercise may also be linked to coronary artery calcification
, and dysfunctional and stiffened large arteries.
Coronary artery calcification
(CAC) has long been known to occur as a part of the atherosclerotic process and incremental prognostic value beyond traditional risk factors in various subsets of the population (4-8).