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Cardiology Management

Calcified Plaque Raises Heart Disease Risk for Younger Adults

2017 14 Feb

A major study published in JAMA Cardiology indicates that the mere presence of any calcified coronary plaque, also called coronary artery calcium (CAC), in people under age 50 – even small amounts – was strongly associated with increased risk of developing clinical coronary heart disease over the ensuing decade. The study also shows that those with... Read more