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The association of the Framingham and Reynolds risk scores with incidence and progression of coronary artery calcium in MESA.

By: DeFilippis AP, Blaha MJ, Ndumele C, Budoff MJ, Lloyd-Jones D, McClelland RL, Lakoski SG, Cushman M, Wong ND, Blumenthal RS, Lima J, Nasir K.
This innovative study found that the Reynolds Risk Score was modestly better than the traditional Framingham risk score in predicting the incidence of new coronary calcification and the progression of existing calcification. This observation also applied to clinical events.
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