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Cardiology Management

Minimal coronary artery calcification is not a predictor of ischaemic stroke

2018 22 May

New findings from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) show that minimally elevated coronary artery calcification (CAC) is associated with a low rate of ischaemic stroke/transient ischaemic attack (TIA) events. While a minimal CAC score of 1-10 is not a valuable predictive marker for ischaemic stroke/TIA, this may provide an early and... Read more