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My CTA cardiac showed a calcium score of zero. Does that mean I have absolutely no signs of the kind of plaque that gives you heart attacks??

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Dr. Christian Assad
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: C below

That probably means it shouldn't have been ordered in the first place ;)

In brief: C below

That probably means it shouldn't have been ordered in the first place ;)
Dr. Christian Assad
Dr. Christian Assad
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: CTA

It means you have no evidence for calcified plaque.
It does not guarantee you no chance of heart attack but your chances are much lower than someone with a high calcium score.

In brief: CTA

It means you have no evidence for calcified plaque.
It does not guarantee you no chance of heart attack but your chances are much lower than someone with a high calcium score.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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