Coronary artery calcium scoring

Predicting cardiovascular events has never been more important

Coronary artery calcium scoring is useful in heart disease prevention strategies.

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Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in developed countries, including Australia. Age-adjusted death rates from cardiac disease have been declining steadily over the past few decades.

However, the growing prevalence of type 2 diabetes, as well as obesity, appears to be counteracting many of the advances in primary and secondary prevention strategies.

Predicting cardiovascular events has never been a more important public health target.

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