Advanced coronary artery calcification and cerebral small vessel diseases in the healthy elderly.

@article{Kim2011AdvancedCA,
  title={Advanced coronary artery calcification and cerebral small vessel diseases in the healthy elderly.},
  author={B J Kim and Seunghoon Lee and Chi Kyeong Kim and Wi-Sun Ryu and Hyung-Min Kwon and Su-Yeon Choi and Byung-woo Yoon},
  journal={Circulation journal : official journal of the Japanese Circulation Society},
  year={2011},
  volume={75 2},
  pages={451-6}
}
BACKGROUND Coronary artery calcification (CAC) scores are widely accepted to predict risk of coronary heart diseases and are associated with atherosclerosis in other vasculatures. Cerebral small vessel diseases (SVDs), including white matter lesions (WML), silent lacunar infarction (SLI) and cerebral microbleeds (CMB), are considered to develop in… CONTINUE READING