Women Health Cohort for Breast, Bone and Coronary Artery Disease (BBC)
The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government.
Read our disclaimer for details.
A single center cohort which enrolled women who performed mammography, bone densitometry (DEXA), and coronary CT angiography in Seoul National University Bundang Hospital from March 2011 to February 2013.
Condition or disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Diagnostic Test: Coronary CT angiography
To evaluate whether bone mineral density and breast arterial calcification can predict coronary artery disease in women older than 40 years
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Learn About Clinical Studies.
Layout table for eligibility information
Ages Eligible for Study:
40 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The number of women who met inclusion criteria was 2113.
13 women were excluded due to history of coronary revascularization (n=1) and breast surgery or intervention (n=12).
Finally, 2100 women were enrolled to the BBC cohort.
Women (≥ 40 years) who performed mammography, bone DEXA, and coronary CT angiography at health promotion center of Seoul National University Bundang Hospital.
Women who have history of breast surgery or intervention
Women who have history of myocardial infarction or revascularization
Too poor image quality of coronary CT angiography for interpretation
Renal dysfunction with serum creatinine ≥ 1.4mg/dL