umu.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
The predictive value of arterial and valvular calcification for mortality and cardiovascular events
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Cardiology. Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent , UK.
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Cardiology.
2014 (English)In: IJC Heart & Vessels, ISSN 2214-7632, Vol. 3, 1-5 p.Article, review/survey (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

A review of the predictive ability of arterial and valvular calcification has shown an additive effect of calcification in more than 1 location in predicting mortality and coronary heart disease, with mitral annual calcification being a particularly strong predictor. In individual arteries and valves there is a clear association between calcification presence, extent and progression and future cardiovascular events and mortality in asymptomatic, symptomatic and high risk patients, although adjustment for calcification in other arterial beds generally renders associations non-significant. Furthermore, in acute coronary syndrome, culprit plaque is normally not calcified. This would tend to reduce the validity of calcification as a predictor and suggest that the association with cardiovascular events and mortality may not be causal. The association with stroke is less clear; carotid and intracranial artery calcification show little predictive ability, with symptomatic plaques tending to be uncalcified.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Elsevier, 2014. Vol. 3, 1-5 p.
Keyword [en]
Calcification; Carotid/intracranial artery; Aortic valve
National Category
Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-105962DOI: 10.1016/j.ijchv.2014.02.001OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-105962DiVA: diva2:839357
Available from: 2015-07-02 Created: 2015-07-02 Last updated: 2015-07-21Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(584 kB)87 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 584 kBChecksum SHA-512
024fcffae3447b0406c7d73a47ad5df8d376c7379248065e5b4c138ffe0b9a466f2bc0e8873b96d837c459b715517cb94209f01c471df944d2bcc50e6335d3a5
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Other links

Publisher's full text

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Nicoll, RachelHenein, Michael Y
By organisation
Cardiology
Cardiac and Cardiovascular Systems

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 87 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

doi
urn-nbn

Altmetric score

doi
urn-nbn
Total: 50 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf