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A 18-year-old male asked:

I had a coronary cta and calcium score that was normal 6 months ago. i do have wolff-parkinson-white syndrome but does the cta prove no heart attack?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Nephrology and Dialysis 49 years experience
CTA and heart attack: A cta does not prove one has had a heart attack (mi). It onlyshows the anatomy of the coronary arteries. If they are diseased, you are more prone to developing a mi. Ekg's can show the presence of an acute mi or an old one. At age 18, you are a bit you to have a cta. What was your physician (p) thinking when the p ordered the study?
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