calcification index

calcification index

A value of uncertain clinical utility which compares the content of calcium in the blood to a standard solution of calcium oxide; calcium index.
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In this six-month study, the progression of coronary artery calcification index (CAC) and common carotid intima media thickness (CCA-IMT)--both markers of calcium deposits in arteries detected with computerized tomography--showed a slower progression of the calcification in the vitamin K2/vitamin D group than detected in the vitamin D-alone group of patients.