23 January, 2018

Elevated CT Calcium Scoring

Elevated CT Calcium Scoring

Elevated CT Calcium Scoring

What does a Calcium Score measure?

A CT cardiac calcium scoring exam detects and measures the buildup of calcium and plaque inside the arteries of the heart.

What does a Calcium Score indicate?

Elevated scores may indicate the onset of Coronary Artery Disease.

Who should have a CT Calcium Score?

Men ages 45-79 and women ages 55-70, or those with any of the following risk factors.

  • Family history of heart disease

  • History of smoking

  • Diabetes

  • High Cholesterol

  • Overweight

  • High Stress Levels

  • Congestive Heart Failure

The screening exam may not be covered by some health insurance plans. The cost of the exam is $150.00 at the time of service. Cash, checks and all major credit cards are accepted.

23 January, 2018

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