Trying to improve heart disease risk prediction for those who are misclassified as intermediate risk

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for August 24, 2012

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Heart Risk Prediction Improves With Calcium Scan

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“Comparison of Novel Risk Markers for Improvement in Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in Intermediate-Risk Individuals”; Yeboah J, McClelland RL, Polonsky TS, and others; JAMA, 308(8):788-795, published online 22 August 2012; DOI:10.1001/jama.2012.9624; Link to Abstract.
Additional source: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.

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