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Coronary artery calcium signals greatest mortality risk in blacks, Hispanics

12:35 EDT 22 Oct 2018 | Cardiovascular Business

Thumbnail Coronary artery calcium (CAC) is predictive of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality across all racial and ethnic groups, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association—but the risk of those outcomes is significantly higher across all CAC scores for black and Hispanic patients than for whites and Asians.

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