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Dear Women's Imaging Insider,

Coronary artery disease (CAD) presents differently in women than it does in men, often only manifesting with a heart attack. Unfortunately, common CAD risk assessment tools, such as the Framingham risk score, aren't as effective for women as they are for men.

That's why researchers from the U.S. National Institutes of Health are excited about results from a study they conducted that found MRI to be effective for identifying coronary wall thickness -- a marker for CAD in women that shows up even before arteries start to narrow. Check out our Insider Exclusive to read more.

When you've finished reading our featured article, take a look at what else is going on in the Women's Imaging Community:

Finally, if you have a comment, report, or article idea to share about any aspect of women's imaging, I invite you to contact me.

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