Is CAC Imaging Ready to be the Gatekeeper For Advanced Imaging in Low-Risk, Symptomatic Patients? Four Experts, Four Opinions
October 28, 2019
Coronary artery calcium imaging (CAC) is a powerful tool for risk stratification of individuals with low-to-intermediate risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and has recently been integrated to multi-society guidelines as a decision-making aid for primary prevention in asymptomatic patients. The role of CAC in stable, symptomatic patients remains controversial. To further explore this hot topic, Parham Eshtehardi, MD, asked four experts to share their opinions.