Cainzos-Achirica M, Tota-Maharaj R. Breast arterial calcification for personalized cardiovascular risk assessment: where do we stand? - editorial. Atherosclerosis. 2017 Apr;259:101-3.


With medical imaging technology becoming safer, faster and cheaper, the promise of multi-site cardiovascular imaging for personalized cardiovascular disease risk assessment is closer to becoming a reality. In the era of coronary artery calcium (CAC) being the most robust cardiovascular disease (CVD) riskassessment imaging technique, other vascular measurements that can also be obtained using a computed tomography (CT) scan become particularly appealing from a research standpoint.

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