Published in Telemedicine Week, September 6th, 2005
Study 1: Electron beam tomography is a useful noninvasive method for monitoring atherosclerosis.
"Coronary artery calcium (CAC) is a sensitive marker for the detection of coronary heart disease (CHD). Coronary artery calcification can be accurately quantified using electron beam tomography (EBT). We sought to evaluate the progression of atherosclerosis in asymptomatic persons with type 2 diabetes and measure the influence of statin therapy on CAC progression. We evaluated 163 asymptomatic patients with type 2 diabetes (120 men, 43 women)," researchers in the United...
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