Breast arterial calcifications (BACs) found on screening mammography and their association with cardiovascular disease.

@article{Rotter2008BreastAC,
  title={Breast arterial calcifications (BACs) found on screening mammography and their association with cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Michelle A Rotter and Peter F. Schnatz and Allen A Currier and David M O'sullivan},
  journal={Menopause},
  year={2008},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={276-81}
}
OBJECTIVE Breast arterial calcifications (BACs) are common but unreported findings on screening mammograms. This study correlated mammographically detected BACs with coronary artery disease (CAD) risk factors and a history of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), estimating the relative risk of ASCVD in patients with BACs. DESIGN Women arriving for breast cancer screening mammography gave their consent to complete a questionnaire and to allow their mammograms to be analyzed… CONTINUE READING

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