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

Madely Health Headlines Commentary for August 24, 2012


Heart Risk Prediction Improves With Calcium Scan


“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.