Risk factors

Indigenous patients have three-fold higher coronary artery calcium burden

The first study of CT coronary angiography (CTCA) in Indigenous Australians has found that they are three times more likely to have a higher burden of coronary artery calcium than non-Indigenous patients. Carried out at Wagga Wagga Hospital in rural NSW, the observational study compared CTCA results for 66 Indigenous and 1275 non-Indigenous patients who ...

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