Agatston, Arthur

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Arthur, U.S. cardiologist.
Agatston score - in CT scanning, the measure of coronary calcium present.
Agatston method - protocol used for screening of coronary calcium.
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Coronary calcium burden was qualitatively assessed by an experienced cardiothoracic radiologist with 6 years of CT calcium scoring experience (JCB) into no calcium burden, mild calcium burden (estimated Agatston score 1-99), moderate calcium burden (estimated Agatston score 100-399), or severe calcium burden (estimated Agatston score >399).
Drinkers had a higher prevalence of coronary artery calcification, defined as Agatston score above 0 (42% vs.
The researchers used a hierarchical Tobit regression analysis to determine the association between disease and CAC level, as measured by the Agatston score.
The Agatston score on MDCT coronary angiography was 0, equivalent with low risk of coronary disease.
Warren Janowitz, first reported in 1991, resulted in the Agatston Score, a method for screening for coronary calcium that is currently used throughout the world and considered by many experts to be an important predictor of heart disease.
Although his team did not use the standard Agatston score to assess CAC, Dr.
A nurse clinician gave me the disturbing news immediately after the test that my Agatston Score was 1606.
The Agatston score (21,22) was used in order to measure CACS, (23-25) and percentiles were generated according to age and sex.
The scoring programs are typically used for coronary artery calcification quantification and generate both an Agatston score (reported as Agatston Units, AU) and volumetric score (reported as m[m.
Agatston score and renal calculi volumes were calculated by means of computed tomography without contrast enhancement.