( ! ) Notice: Undefined index: paginaFinal in /var/www/html/portugal/modulos/meta-tags-esc.php on line 61 Call Stack #TimeMemoryFunctionLocation 10.0002243392{main}( ).../index.php:0 20.44753203912include( '/var/www/html/portugal/plantilla/cabecera.php' ).../index.php:44 30.44783223424include( '/var/www/html/portugal/modulos/meta-tags-esc.php' ).../cabecera.php:5 " name="citation_lastpage" /> The relationship between Calcium-Scor and the risk of coronary artery disease in patients with heart failure
PS061
The relationship between Calcium-Scor and the risk of coronary artery disease in patients with heart failure
Mahdi Safiabadi1,2,, , Nasim Naderi1, Sepideh Taghavi1
1 Department of Heart Failure and Transplantation, Shaheed Rajaei Cardiovascular, Medical and Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2 Student Research Committee, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

Aim: The purpose of this study was evaluating relationship between coronary calcium score in detecting the risk of coronary artery disease in patients with heart failure.

Introduction: Heart failure (HF) is an abnormality of cardiac structure or function leading to failure of the heart to oxygen delivery. Angiography is discussed as a gold standard for diagnosis of coronary artery disease but Cardiac CT-Scan recently is typical imaging technique which is low-cost and non-aggressive technique to determine coronary artery calcification.

Methods: This is case-control study that was conducted in Services Hospital. All Patients referring to Heart failure department were EF (Ejection fraction) ≤35% and all of them previously examined by Coronary Angiograghy or Coronary CT-Angiography to know the coronary artery status. The case group was patients with CAD related heart failure and control group was patients with normal coronary or Non-CAD Related-HF. All patients in both groups were evaluated with Conventional CT-Scan for calculated the Calcium score.

Results: Ninety patients with HF divided into case group (n=40) and control group (n=50). The average of EF in case group was 29.25±5.05 and in control group was 27.7±7.09. The amounts of calcium score in each Categories (Mild, Moderate, Severe and Extensive) in case group was 33%, 18%, 13% and 5%, but control group in Categories (Mild, Moderate, Severe) was 20%, 6% and 4% respectively.

There was a statistically significant correlation (r=0.835; p<0.0001) between calcium score and results of angiography. There was linear relationship between calcium score and age of patients with heart failure (r2=0.807). No significant difference was found between genders in terms of calcium score (p=0.353).

Conclusion: There was high correlation between calcium score and results of angiography. Calcium scoring is reliable tool for screening patients with CAD.


( ! ) Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /var/www/html/includes_ws/librerias/html/item.php on line 1202
Call Stack
#TimeMemoryFunctionLocation
10.0002243392{main}( ).../index.php:0
20.44853198248include( '/var/www/html/portugal/plantilla/central.php' ).../index.php:45
30.44933241736include( '/var/www/html/portugal/contenidos/item.php' ).../central.php:11
40.51103245464getAutorCorrespondenciaHTML( ).../item.php:281

Open Access

Creative Commons License
Porto Biomedical Journal is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

+ info