Heart, Lung and Circulation
0397| Volume 27, SUPPLEMENT 2, S219-S220, 2018

Atherosclerotic Plaque Burden Determined by Computed Tomography Coronary Angiography is Predictive of Long-Term Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Older Populations

      Background: The long-term prognostic value of atherosclerotic plaque burden identified by computed tomography coronary angiography (CTCA) has not been validated in elderly patients (≥70 years). We assessed the ability of CTCA measurement of plaque burden to predict 5-year major adverse cardiac events (MACE) in older versus younger populations.
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