Coronary Calcium Score and Cardiovascular Risk in Elderly Populations—Reply

Coronary Calcium Score and Cardiovascular Risk in Elderly Populations—Reply Letters COMMENT & RESPONSE Julio C. Sauza-Sosa, MD Victor A. Ferrari, MD Coronary Calcium Score and Cardiovascular Risk Lilia M. Sierra-Galan, MD in Elderly Populations: Further Considerations Author Affiliations: American British Cowdray Medical Center, Mexico, City, To the Editor In the July issue of JAMA Cardiology, Yano et al Mexico (Sauza-Sosa, Sierra-Galan); Cardiovascular Division, Hospital of the reported that in older patients without known cardiovascular University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Ferrari); Penn Cardiovascular Institute, disease, the coronary artery calcium (CAC) score was supe- Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Ferrari). rior to chronological age to discriminate risk for coronary Corresponding Author: Lilia M. Sierra-Galan, MD, American British Cowdray heart disease. We agree and support the idea of including Medical Center, Av. Carlos Graef Fernandez 154, Room 207, Tlaxala, Cuajimalpa, Mexico City, Mexico 05300 (lilisierra@wdevel.net). CAC score within cardiovascular risk evaluation scores in Published Online: November 29, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4347 addition to age because of other comorbidities that cannot Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the be ruled out with CAC score. However, we are concerned ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were about the risk of readers misunderstanding the message http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Cardiology American Medical Association

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Letters COMMENT & RESPONSE Julio C. Sauza-Sosa, MD Victor A. Ferrari, MD Coronary Calcium Score and Cardiovascular Risk Lilia M. Sierra-Galan, MD in Elderly Populations: Further Considerations Author Affiliations: American British Cowdray Medical Center, Mexico, City, To the Editor In the July issue of JAMA Cardiology, Yano et al Mexico (Sauza-Sosa, Sierra-Galan); Cardiovascular Division, Hospital of the reported that in older patients without known cardiovascular University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Ferrari); Penn Cardiovascular Institute, disease, the coronary artery calcium (CAC) score was supe- Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia (Ferrari). rior to chronological age to discriminate risk for coronary Corresponding Author: Lilia M. Sierra-Galan, MD, American British Cowdray heart disease. We agree and support the idea of including Medical Center, Av. Carlos Graef Fernandez 154, Room 207, Tlaxala, Cuajimalpa, Mexico City, Mexico 05300 (lilisierra@wdevel.net). CAC score within cardiovascular risk evaluation scores in Published Online: November 29, 2017. doi:10.1001/jamacardio.2017.4347 addition to age because of other comorbidities that cannot Conflict of Interest Disclosures: All authors have completed and submitted the be ruled out with CAC score. However, we are concerned ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and none were about the risk of readers misunderstanding the message

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Published: Mar 1, 2018

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