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Had ct cardiac scoring test showing 0calcium score, but mild dilation of lower ascending aorta measuring 3.8 cm. bp 140/83. can i start running?

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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
Unfortunately the: CALCIUM SCORE on your CT scan does NOT measure your cardiac function nor the functional sttaus of your coronary areteries. I do not see an age along with your questions. I would therefore have to defer your question to the physician who ordered your CT scan Sorry but hope this helps! Dr Z

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