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Areas that research this procedure

July 23, 2021
  1. Coronary calcium scan. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health-topics/coronary-calcium-scan. Accessed March 20, 2021.
  2. Grundy SM, et al. 2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA guideline on the management of blood cholesterol: A report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines. Circulation. 2019; doi:10.1161/CIR.0000000000000625. Accessed March 22, 2021.
  3. Kramer CM, et al. Coronary artery calcium scoring: Image acquisition and clinical utilization. https://www.uptodate.com/contents/search. Accessed March 22, 2021.
  4. Coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring. American College of Cardiology. https://www.cardiosmart.org/topics/high-cholesterol/exams-and-tests/coronary-artery-calcium-scoring. Accessed March 22, 2021.
  5. Cardiac CT for calcium scoring. Radiologyinfo.org for patients. https://www.radiologyinfo.org/en/info.cfm?pg=ct_calscoring. Accessed March 22, 2021.
  6. Schade DS, et al. A simplified approach to reducing cardiovascular risk. The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2019; doi:10.1210/jc.2018-02509.

Heart scan (coronary calcium scan)