Progression of Early Subclinical Atherosclerosis "PESA"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Employees of the Banco de Santader Group
- Age between 40-54 years.

Exclusion Criteria

- Myocardial Infarction
- Angina pectoris
- Stroke, either transient or with sequelae
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Prior angioplasty or heart surgery
- Atrial fibrillation
- Other heart diseases
Subjects with the following conditions will also be excluded:
- Pregnancy
- Active treatment for any cancer
- Morbid obesity (BMI ≥40)
- Renal failure with creatinine clearance <60 mL/min, as estimated by the Cockcroft and Gault formula
- Any disease that decreases life expectation to ≤6 years
- Pacemaker, implantable automatic defibrillator, or any implanted device that contraindicates MRI
- A chest CT in the previous year