Appointments

Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring

Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring is a non-invasive CT exam used to detect coronary heart disease (atherosclerosis)
or calcium build-up in the coronary arteries of the heart.
The amount of calcium present is related to your risk for a heart attack.



High blood pressure

Diabetes

High cholesterol (greater than 240 mg/dl)

Family history of heart disease

Smoker

Male over 40 years old

Female over 45 years old














for example 01/10/06 and 03/30/06





Please understand that this exam should not be performed on individuals who have previous history of heart attack or heart surgery.

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