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Coronary Calcium Scan

A coronary calcium scan uses a special type of X-ray called a CT scan. This heart scan provides pictures of your heart that can enable your doctor to detect and measure calcium-containing plaque in the arteries.

Coronary calcium scan scoring

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What is a coronary calcium scan?

A coronary calcium scan is a computed tomography scan of the heart for the assessment of severity of coronary artery disease. Specifically, it looks for calcium deposits in the coronary arteries that can narrow arteries and increase the risk of heart attack.

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Dr. Moinakhtar Lala and Dr. Mehran J. Khorsandi of CACVI

Dr. Moinakhtar Lala and Dr. Mehran J. Khorsandi

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The Center for Advanced Cardiac and Vascular Interventions (CACVI) is led by Dr. Khorsandi and Dr. Lala, who have over thirty years of practice with over 15,000 successful vascular and cardiac procedures performed. Our physicians are determined to provide each patient with unparalleled expertise and compassionate care as they work diligently to improve your health.
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