This session is organized for the purpose of introducing and summarizing the various concepts of calcification involved in human diseases. Prof. In-Kyu Lee will provide introduction to vascular calcification in our body. Prof. Erin Michos will talk about recent updates of coronary artery calcium score (CACS) for prediction of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Prof. Kwang-Yeol Park will tell us about very interesting concept of intracranial arterial calcifiation and its clinical implications. Prof. Makoto Kuro-o will talk about the pathophysiologic aspect of calcification in chronic kidney disease. Lastly, Prof. Eun-Jung Rhee will show Korea data on role of CACS for the prediction of CVD in patient with diabetes.
New Insight of Vascular Calcification; Metabolic Reprogramming