CT calcium score is a strong predictor of a patient’s risk for heart attack. However, this widely available and relatively inexpensive exam is often underutilized. New research provides additional evidence supporting the benefits of CT calcium scoring.
Warranty Periods for CT Calcium Scores
Research published August 2015 in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging discusses the “warranty period” for a calcium score of 0. It has been shown that a calcium score of 0 offers a short-term (5-year) warranty period suggesting a low chance of a major adverse cardiovascular event (MACE). However, […]