Lack of correlation between depression and coronary artery calcification in a non-selected Danish population.

@article{Devantier2013LackOC,
  title={Lack of correlation between depression and coronary artery calcification in a non-selected Danish population.},
  author={Torben Albert Devantier and Bjarne Linde N\orgaard and Niels Peter R\onnow Sand and Rikke Elmose Mols and Leslie Foldager and Axel C. Diederichsen and Kristian Korsgaard Thomsen and Jesper M\oller Jensen and Poul Videbech},
  journal={Psychosomatics},
  year={2013},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={458-65}
}
BACKGROUND Depression is associated with coronary artery disease, and atherosclerosis seems to play a central role in this relation. In several studies, multislice computed tomography (CT) has been applied for detection and quantification of coronary artery calcification (CAC) in relation to depression. To our knowledge, only one previous study has investigated the relation between CAC and depression in an unselected population. METHODS A total of 617 persons were randomly selected from the… CONTINUE READING