A Calcium Scoring CT Scan is a test that can help show whether you have Coronary Heart Disease. Criteria for a calcium score exam is if you have an intermediate risk or intermediate risk equivalent of Coronary Heart Disease; this is the most common heart disease in both men and women according to the National Heart and Lung Institute.
Other Benefits of a Calcium Scoring Tests:
- A fast, convenient and non-invasive procedure
- A Calcium Score Exam will identify calcium or plaque in the walls of the coronary arteries.
- Will determine percentile rank for risk of Coronary Heart Disease.
Results are categorized by a calcium score. If the score is high, further cardiac testing and screening may be suggested.
If interested, ask your physician to order a CT Calcium Scoring.
This procedure is a self-pay. A $50.00 self payment is due prior to, or at the time of the test and a bill in the amount of $49.00 will be sent to the patient by the physician interpreting the scan.
- Expiration Date
- 31 Dec 9999, 12:00:AM
- Publication Date
- 05 Jun 2012, 12:00:AM