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Is calcium the key for the assessment of progression/regression of coronary artery disease?
  1. F Cademartiri
  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr Filippo Cademartiri
    Department of Radiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Dr Molewaterplein, 40, 3015 GD – Rotterdam, The Netherlands; filippocademartiri{at}hotmail.com

Abstract

Coronary calcium scoring has become a common test for cardiovascular risk stratification

  • MSCT, multislice computer tomography
  • EBCT, electron-beam computer tomography
  • calcium score
  • multislice computed tomography
  • coronary calcification
  • progression regression coronary artery disease
  • lipid-lowering drugs

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Footnotes

  • Published Online First 10 April 2006

  • Conflict of interest statement: I have no conflicts of interest

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