Coronary Artery Calcium Testing Accurately Predicts Low Incidence of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Moderate to High Calculated ASCVD Risk

Coronary Artery Calcium Testing Accurately Predicts Low Inci...

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Coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring is a non-invasive way to visualize calcified atherosclerotic plaque in the coronary arteries. But, so what? Physicians have struggled with what to do with this information and how we might incorporate CAC scores into clinical practice. The BioImage study may provide some insight with a prospective cohort study designed to see whether CAC scores predict incident ASCVD in patients at high risk according to the ...Read More
Coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring is a non-invasive way to visualize calcified atheros...Read More