Contemporary predictors of coronary artery disease in patients referred for angiography

Dipak Kotecha, Marcus Flather, Michele McGrady, John Pepper, Gishel New, Henry Krum, David Eccleston

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Risk stratification is often used to determine the need and priority for coronary angiography. We investigated the contemporary value of Framingham and SCORE risk models, individual risk factors, B-type natriuretic peptide and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) in the current era of intensive risk management.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)280-8
Number of pages9
JournalEuropean Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2010


  • Age Factors
  • Aged
  • Biological Markers
  • Blood Pressure
  • C-Reactive Protein
  • Chi-Square Distribution
  • Cholesterol
  • Coronary Angiography
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Cross-Sectional Studies
  • Exercise
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Natriuretic Peptide, Brain
  • Odds Ratio
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Referral and Consultation
  • Risk Assessment
  • Risk Factors
  • Severity of Illness Index
  • Sex Factors
  • Smoking
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Victoria

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