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1. (WO2018078395) METHOD

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/078395    International Application No.:    PCT/GB2017/053262
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Wed Nov 01 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: A61B 6/03
G06T 7/00
G06T 7/62
Applicants: OXFORD UNIVERSITY INNOVATION LIMITED
Inventors: ANTONIADES, Charalambos
CHANNON, Keith
OIKONOMOU, Evangelos
NEUBAUER, Stefan
Title: METHOD
Abstract:
The present invention describes a new functional biomarker of vascular inflammation and its use in predicting all-cause or cardiac mortality. The invention also provides a method for stratifying patients according to their risk of all-cause or cardiac mortality using data gathered from a computer tomography scans of a blood vessel to determine a specific combination of structural and functional biomarkers of vascular inflammation and disease.