Framingham risk score and severity of coronary artery disease

Sayin M. R. , Cetiner M. A. , Karabag T., Akpinar I., Sayin E., Kurcer M. A. , ...More

HERZ, vol.39, no.5, pp.638-643, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00059-013-3881-4
  • Title of Journal : HERZ
  • Page Numbers: pp.638-643


Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Easy-to-perform and reliable parameters are needed to predict the presence and severity of CAD and to implement efficient diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. We aimed to examine whether the Framingham risk scoring system can be used for this purpose.