Screening for coronary artery disease a complex and controversial subject.
Pre-test probabilities, Framingham Risk Scores, treadmill echocardiograms, coronary angiograms…how do we sort all this out when trying to predict and therefore prevent a heart attack or cardiac event?
Our friends at Steingberg Diagnostic Medical Imaging in town were kind enough to help me risk stratify my cardiac status with a CT coronary calcium score, LIVE. We talk about the risks, benefits, and overall utility of the procedure and find out…am I gonna die or what?
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