Modelling coronary calcium progression – the learning sample: Five year follow-up data of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study

Nils Lehmann, Susanne Moebus, Stefan Möhlenkamp, Amir Mahabadi, Axel Schmermund, Andreas Stang, Thomas Budde, Klaus Mann, Raimund Erbel & Karl-Heinz Jöckel
Background: It is now acknowledged that coronary artery calcium (CAC) is both positively associated with cardiovascular risk factors and predictive of coronary events. This suggests studying CAC progression and its relation to risk factors. Present data of the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study allow to investigate[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]