Brief reports| Volume 91, ISSUE 10, P1225-1227, May 15, 2003

Comparison of prevalence and severity of coronary calcium determined by electron beam tomography among various ethnic groups

      Electron beam tomography (EBT) can accurately and noninvasively quantitate the amount of coronary artery calcium (CAC), thus, providing an index of atherosclerotic burden. We sought to evaluate whether ethnic differences exist in the prevalence and severity of coronary calcium in asymptomatic, high-risk patients.
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