Detection of aortic calcifications within the assessment of lateral densitometric scans

Authors: Daniel Čierny;  Kristína Brázdilová;  Zdenko Killinger;  Juraj Payer
Authors‘ workplace: V. interná klinika LF UK a UNB, Nemocnica Ružinov, Bratislava
Published in: AtheroRev 2018; 3(2): 134-136
Category: Reviews


Cardiovascular morbidity and mortality still remain one of the main actual problems of modern medicine. Latterly, raising amounts of data are published on evaluation of abdominal aortic calcifications using DXA as a new independent risk predictor of cardiovascular morbidity including ischemic stroke.

Key words:

aortic calcifications, cardiovascular risk, densitometry

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