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May 08

Analysis of a Multi–Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Analysis of a Multi–Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) cohort has revealed that the predicted benefit from daily aspirin therapy for primary prevention surpasses risk when coronary artery calcium (CAC) imaging scores reach or exceed 100, whereas the risks exceed the benefits at a CAC score of 0; in both cases irrespective of risk by Framingham criteria.

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