The Identification of Calcified Coronary Plaque Is Associated With Initiation and Continuation of Pharmacological and Lifestyle Preventive Therapies

Volume: 10, Issue: 8, Pages: 833 - 842
Published: Aug 1, 2017
Abstract
The aim of this study was to assess the odds of initiation or continuation of pharmacological and lifestyle preventive therapies in patients with nonzero versus zero coronary artery calcium (CAC) score detected on cardiac computed tomography. Detection of calcified coronary plaque could serve as a motivational tool for physicians and patients to intensify preventive therapies. We searched PubMed, EMBASE (Excerpta Medica database), Web of...
Paper Details
Title
The Identification of Calcified Coronary Plaque Is Associated With Initiation and Continuation of Pharmacological and Lifestyle Preventive Therapies
Published Date
Aug 1, 2017
Volume
10
Issue
8
Pages
833 - 842
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