Relationships of thoracic aortic wall calcification to cardiovascular risk factors: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

@article{Takasu2008RelationshipsOT,
  title={Relationships of thoracic aortic wall calcification to cardiovascular risk factors: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).},
  author={Junichiro Takasu and Ronit Katz and Khurram Nasir and Jeffrey J. Carr and Nathan D Wong and Robert C. Detrano and Matthew J. Budoff},
  journal={American heart journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={155 4},
  pages={765-71}
}
BACKGROUND The aim of this article is to determine the relationships between aortic wall calcification (AWC) including ascending and descending thoracic aortic calcification and sex, race/ethnicity, age, and traditional risk factors. Allison et al (Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2004;24:331-336) previously described the relationship of noted risk factors and AWC as detected by computed tomography (CT) in smaller cohorts. We performed a cross-sectional study to determine which of these variables… CONTINUE READING
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