Framingham Risk Score

Framingham Risk Score is a scoring system used to assess an individual’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease over the next 10-years. It was [...]

Atherosclerotic plaque

What is atherosclerotic plaque? It is a raised focal deposit of fat and other substances that accumulate within the intimal layer of the [...]


STEMI is a shorthand medical term for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction. It is one type of heart attack that can be defined as [...]