Calcium does the body good right? Actually, when it comes to the coronary arteries, the buildup of calcium is a sign of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease. But not to worry, Lumina offers coronary artery screening for calcification so you can know your risk for heart disease. To schedule your calcium score screening, please call us at 440-592-6060, or fill out the form below.
Please talk to your physician about a low-dose calcium screening if you meet the following conditions:
A coronary artery calcium score is a measurement of the amount of calcium in the walls of the arteries that supply the heart muscle. The amount of calcification – your ‘calcium score’ – may help to predict the likelihood of a myocardial infarction (heart attack) in the coming years, and helps your doctor decide whether medication or other preventative measures could help lower your risk for heart attack.
Your calcium score helps estimate the amount of coronary artery disease on a scale:
All patients receiving a coronary artery calcium screening study should discuss the results of the exam with their doctor since follow-up exams or treatment may be needed.
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