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What Should You Do To Make Calcium In The Coronary Arteries Go Lower
Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more
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I had coronary artery calcium scoring and report came back that I have a 3cm cyst on liver, should I be concerned, my doctor hasn't returned my call?
Cyst: Liver cysts can be benign or not. You really need to discuss with your doctor and if necessary may need to see a G.I. Doctor. ...Read more
How reliable is a Cardiac CT for calcium scoring in determining whether someone has coronary artery disease or not? Thanks.
Well...: It is reliable, and it does NOT replace a stress test or if needed and angiogram... At your age coronaries should not have much calcium, and yet plaques unless they have calcium would not show. Your symptoms may not be cardiac but rather coming from the lungs... Seek medical attention soon!!! ...Read more
How reliable calcium coronary scoring test. Could it be measuring the calcium outside the arteries in the chest. Why most insurance does not cover it?
Excellent: Calcium scoring used in the correct patients can give help estimate long term cardiovascular risksand guide data. There is no data to back this up. Insurance companies still have not realized the usefulness of preventive therapy however will pay large amouts to treat chronic diseases that could possibly be prevented. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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