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Abdominal aortic calcification may signal future heart attacks

By 22nd November 2018February 1st, 2019No Comments

Computed tomography (CT)-based measures of calcification in the abdominal aorta are strong predictors of heart attacks and other adverse cardiovascular events—stronger even than the widely used Framingham risk score, according to a recent study [1]. Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death worldwide.

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