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The Impact of Age on the Likely Impact of Coronary Calcium Testing in the 2018 Cholesterol Guidelines

  • Jeremy B. SussmanEmail author
  • Venkatesh L. Murthy
Concise Research Report

Notes

Funding Information

Dr. Sussman is supported by VA IIR 15-432 and VA CDA 13-021. Dr. Murthy is supported by NIA R01 AG059729 and NHLBI R01 HL136685.

Compliance with Ethical Standards

This study received exemption from the Michigan Medicine IRB.

Conflict of Interest

Dr. Sussman has no conflicts of interest. Dr. Murthy owns minor stock in General Electric and has research funding from Siemens. Both make scanners used for CAC assessment. Both have received federal grants on topics related to this work.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of General Medicine University of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Center for Clinical Management Research, VA Ann Arbor Healthcare SystemUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  3. 3.Institute for Healthcare Policy and InnovationUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  4. 4.Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Frankel Cardiovascular CenterUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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