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newsGP – Early warning sign for heart disease detected: Study – RACGP

The new research could help GPs identify patients at risk of cardiovascular disease years before symptoms arise.

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The new research could help GPs identify patients at risk of cardiovascular disease years before symptoms arise.
A build-up of calcium in a major artery outside of the heart could predict future heart attack or stroke.
While much is known about the impact of coronary artery calcification as a predictor of future cardiovascular events, the prognostic importance of arteries outside the heart has been less clear. That is, until now.A new international systemic review and meta-analysis of 52 studies,…

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