For Medical Professionals
Cedars-Sinai is now a Preventive and Consultative Center of Excellence as recognized by the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE), dedicated to ensuring that patients receive the highest quality care to prevent and ultimately eradicate heart attacks.
You may find the following references valuable regarding the use of atherosclerosis imaging in prevention of cardiovascular events:
Impact of Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning on Coronary Risk Factors and Downstream Testing The EISNER (Early Identification of Subclinical Atherosclerosis by Noninvasive Imaging Research) Prospective Randomized Trial (JACC 2011)
2010 ACCF/AHA Guideline for Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk in Asymptomatic Adults: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Circulation 2010)
Coronary Artery Calcification Compared With Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in the Prediction of Cardiovascular Disease IncidenceThe Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) (Archives of Internal Medicine 2008)
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