Hey Doc, There's Calcium In My Coronaries⋯ Now What?

Discover how detection of coronary artery calcium can greatly enhance risk prediction and risk mitigation, making it a critical tool for clinicians aiming to personalize patient care and prevent future cardiac events.

In this interview, Michael D. Shapiro, DO, FACC and Roger S. Blumenthal MD, FACC explore CAC scoring and the role of calcium detection in tailoring patient care, personalized risk assessment, and the prevention of future cardiac events.

Related References:

  1. 1. Budoff, M. J., Kinninger, A., Gransar, H., Achenbach, S., Al-Mallah, M., Bax, J. J., Berman, D. S., Cademartiri, F., Callister, T. Q., Chang, H. J., Chow, B. J. W., Cury, R. C., Feuchtner, G., Hadamitzky, M., Hausleiter, J., Kaufmann, P. A., Leipsic, J., Lin, F. Y., Kim, Y. J., Marques, H., … CONFIRM Investigators (2023). When Does a Calcium Score Equate to Secondary Prevention?: Insights From the Multinational CONFIRM Registry. JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, 16(9), 1181–1189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcmg.2023.03.008

Clinical Topics: Acute Coronary Syndromes, Dyslipidemia, Noninvasive Imaging, Prevention

Keywords: ACCELLite

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