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Higher coronary artery calcium levels in middle-age may indicate higher risk for future heart problems

20:00 EDT 13 Jun 2019 | AAAS

(American Heart Association) Middle-aged patients with higher levels of coronary artery calcium buildup were more likely to have higher left ventricular mass and worse left ventricular function of the heart, particularly among blacks.Higher coronary artery calcium scores may be a marker for future heart failure.Coronary artery calcium testing may help detect asymptomatic abnormalities among at-risk populations.

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