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What would cause a high coronary artery score and yet after a angiogram there isn't a blockage?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Not unusual

The calcium score is a measure of calcium in the wall of the artery.
An angiogram measures the degree of blockage in the lumen of the artery. A high calcium score is a measure of the risk of devolping obstructive coronary disease; it does not make the diagnsosis of obstructive coronary disease.

In brief: Not unusual

The calcium score is a measure of calcium in the wall of the artery.
An angiogram measures the degree of blockage in the lumen of the artery. A high calcium score is a measure of the risk of devolping obstructive coronary disease; it does not make the diagnsosis of obstructive coronary disease.
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