Cardiology: What Is A Calcium Heart Scan?

A CT scan of the heart measures the amount of calcium in the heart’s arteries. The more calcium in the arteries, the greater your risk of a heart attack or stroke. 

Knowing your coronary artery calcium (CAC) score can help you and your care team decide how best to lower your risk of heart problems. But it’s only once piece of the puzzle.¬†

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