Prediction of cardiovascular outcomes by imaging coronary atherosclerosis.

  title={Prediction of cardiovascular outcomes by imaging coronary atherosclerosis.},
  author={Faraz Pathan and Kazuaki Negishi},
  journal={Cardiovascular diagnosis and therapy},
  volume={6 4},
Over the last two decades, several invasive and non-invasive coronary atherosclerosis imaging modalities have emerged as predictors of cardiovascular outcomes in at-risk population. These modalities have demonstrated independent or incremental prognostic information over existing/standard risk stratification schemes, such as the Framingham risk score (FRS), by identifying characteristics of coronary artery diseases (CADs). In this review, we begin with discussing the importance of pre-test… 

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