Posts Tagged "coronary heart disease"

Coronary calcium levels a better predictor of patients at risk for coronary heart disease

Posted on Mar 20, 2019 in Cardiovascular Health

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 12, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show)   A new study presented at the American Heart Association Scientific Session conference found that testing a patient’s coronary calcium levels is a better predictor of blocked coronary arteries at risk for a heart attack and the need for revascularization than standard risk-assessment equations used in medical practice today. “With coronary calcium, we’re looking at a marker indicating the actual presence of...

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