A Heart Scan is a CT scan conducted on a 64-slice CT scanner measuring the calcium load in the coronary arteries which can lead to future cardiac events, such as a heart attack. The information provided by the scan can be used by your physician to recommend appropriate interventions.
Why should I have a Heart scan?
Even though you feel great, you could still be at risk for heart disease. Fifty percent of people do not have symptoms prior to a heart attack
A heart scan will give you the necessary information to determine your risk for having a heart attack.
Once you have a Heart Scan, if you are at advanced risk, your physician can help you reduce your risk of having a heart attack.