O.M. Holtvyan, Yu.H. Kyyak, O.Yu. Barnett. Current views on the coronary artery calcification and methods of its diagnosis

It’s commonly known that coronary artery calcification is an independent predictor of the coronary artery disease and high rates of coronary calcium score indicate approximately 10-fold increased risk of coronary artery disease complications in future. In this review, we analyzed publications regarding relationship of atherosclerosis and coronary artery calcification, its diagnosis and risk factors of future cardiovascular events.

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