The US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has determined there is insufficient evidence for nontraditional risk factors such as coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores to improve estimation of cardiovascular disease risk. An updated evidence review found 43 studies that could help answer questions about the incremental value of coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores, ankle-brachial index (ABI) ...
Coronary artery calcium fails to gain USPSTF backing for CV risk prediction
By Mardi Chapman
13 Jul 2018