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Screening to Detect Early Heart Disease

Screening to Detect Early Heart Disease

 

Text that reads: A 10-minute test could save your life.

 

Text that Reads: Know your risk for heart disease. CT Cardiac Calcium Score Screening

What is CT Cardiac Calcium Scoring?
CT cardiac calcium scoring is an imaging procedure used to detect the smallest amount of calcium, or plaque, in your coronary arteries using a multi-slice CT scanner. This 10-minute test is the best step to take to detect early heart disease.

Text that reads: Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women.

Am I at Risk?
You may benefit from a CT cardiac calcium scoring test if you have one or more of the following:
Family history of coronary artery disease

  • Diabetes
  • High LDL cholesterol
  • Low HDL cholesterol
  • High blood pressure
  • Tobacco use
  • Obesity
  • Peripheral artery disease
  • Concern about risk for heart disease

A physician’s refferal is not required. This test is not recommended for patients who have had a previous coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) or are under the age of 40.

CT Cardiac Calcium Score Screening | $99
Find out your risk of heart disease today. Schedule your CT cardiac calcium scoring test with Lima Memorial Radiology by calling 419-226-5030.

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