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Calcium Scoring Test

Heart & Blood Health | Last Active: Dec 21, 2018 | Replies (8)

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@tim1028, I didn't find anything in the postings by @lainie64 about "a moderate plaque burden" or a "somewhat elevated cardiac risk," only a low calcium score of 108. Moreover, if it's your judgment that a cardiologist is "likely to recommend" a statin, rather than extending that into a flat recommendation for a statin, I'd suggest that the patient ought to discuss the matter with her own professional medical team.

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Martin–According to the standard Coronary Artery Calcium scoring, a score of 100-400 is considered a moderate level of atherosclerosis. Yes, absolutely, Lainie64 should be discussing this at her upcoming cardiologist visit to get an expert opinion about taking a statin.