Markers for prediction of cardiovascular disease risk.

  title={Markers for prediction of cardiovascular disease risk.},
  author={Maryam Kavousi and Maarten J G Leening and Jacqueline C. M. Witteman},
  volume={308 24},
          2561; author reply 2561-2
To the Editor: The article by Dr Yeboah and colleagues compared the ability of several risk markers to improve prediction of coronary heart disease (CHD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) among individuals at intermediate risk. The authors reported that coronary artery calcium (CAC) provided superior reclassification compared with other risk markers and recommended CAC as a tool for refining cardiovascular risk prediction in individuals at intermediate risk. While the added predictive ability of… CONTINUE READING

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