• 1
    Executive Summary of The Third Report of The National Cholesterol Education Program (NCEP) Expert Panel on Detection, Evaluation, And Treatment of High Blood Cholesterol In Adults (Adult Treatment Panel III). JAMA. 2001;285:24862497.
  • 2
    O'Malley PG, Taylor AJ, Gibbons RV, et al. Rationale and design of the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) Study: utility of electron beam computed tomography as a screening test for coronary artery disease and as an intervention for risk factor modification among young, asymptomatic, active-duty United States Army Personne. Am Heart J. 1999;137:932941.
  • 3
    Hunt ME, O'Malley PG, Feuerstein I, et al. The relationship between the ‘metabolic score’ and sub-clinical atherosclerosis detected with electron beam computed tomography. Coron Artery Dis. 2003;14:317322.
  • 4
    Lee TC, O'Malley PG, Feuerstein IM, et al. The prevalence and severity of coronary artery calcification on coronary artery computed tomography in black and white subjects. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2003;41:3944.
  • 5
    Taylor AJ, Feuerstein IM, Wong H, et al. Do conventional risk factors predict subclinical coronary artery disease?: results from the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium Project. Am Heart J. 2001;141:463468.
  • 6
    The sixth report of the Joint National Committee on Prevention, Detection, Evaluation, and Treatment of High Blood Pressure. Erratum in: Arch Intern Med. 1998;158(6):573. Arch Intern Med. 1997;157:2413-2446.
  • 7
    Agatston AS, Janowitz WR, Hildner FJ, et al. Quantification of coronary artery calcium using ultrafast computed tomography. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1990;15:827832.
  • 8
    Mahoney LT, Burns TL, Stanford W, et al. Coronary risk factors measured in childhood and young adult life are associated with coronary artery calcification in young adults: the Muscatine Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1996;27:277284.
  • 9
    Leander K, Hallqvist J, Reuterwall C, et al. Family history of coronary heart disease, a strong risk factor for myocardial infarction interacting with other cardiovascular risk factors: results from the Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program (SHEP). Epidemiology. 2001;12:215221.
  • 10
    Hunt SC, Williams RR, Barlow GK. A comparison of positive family history definitions for defining risk of future disease. J Chronic Dis. 1986;39:809821.
  • 11
    Silberberg JS, Wlodarczyk J, Fryer J, et al. Risk associated with various definitions of family history of coronary heart disease. The Newcastle Family History Study II. Am J Epidemiol. 1998;147:11331139.
  • 12
    Lloyd-Jones DM, Nam B, D'Agostino R, et al. Parental history of cardiovascular disease adds predictive information to traditional risk factors and multivariate predicted risk. Circulation. 2003;108(17):IV725.
  • 13
    Doherty TM, Fitzpatrick LA, Shaheen A, et al. Genetic determinants of arterial calcification associated with atherosclerosis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2004;79:197210.
  • 14
    Silberberg J, Wlodarczyk J, Hensley M, et al. Accuracy of reported family history of heart disease: the impact of ‘don't know’ responses. Aust N Z J Med. 1994;24:386389.
  • 15
    Murabito JM, Nam BH, D'Agostino RB Sr, et al. Accuracy of offspring reports of parental cardiovascular disease history: the Framingham Offspring Study. Ann Intern Med. 2004;140:434440.