I want to explain to you exactly what is a coronary calcium scan. Many will not have heard of it but those who have, may have had one of these tests done. The test gives a score of the likelihood of getting heart disease. The higher the score, the more chance of having a heart event.
This image shows severe calcification of the left anterior descending coronary artery (red arrow). The portion of the circumflex coronary artery within the imaging plane (white arrow). The aortic root around the origin of the left main coronary artery (yellow arrow). Continue reading What is a Coronary Calcium Scan