Cardiovascular risk and coronary atherosclerotic plaques detected by multidetector computed tomography: Framingham and SCORE risk models underestimate coronary atherosclerosis in the symptomatic low-risk Turkish population

CANPOLAT U., Yorgun H., AYTEMİR K., HAZIROLAN T., KAYA E. B., Ates A. H., ...More

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE, vol.23, no.3, pp.195-200, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mca.0b013e3283511608
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.195-200
  • Keywords: cardiovascular risk, coronary atherosclerotic plaque, multidetector computed tomography, NONINVASIVE ASSESSMENT, ARTERY-DISEASE, HEART-DISEASE, BURDEN, ASSOCIATION, DIAGNOSIS, CALCIUM
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: No


Objective In this study, we investigated the association between cardiovascular (CV) risk factors and coronary atherosclerotic plaque (CAP) burden/subtypes shown by multidetector computed tomography in symptomatic patients free of known coronary artery disease (CAD).