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This 10-minute non-invasive computerized tomography (CT) study detects deposits of plaque in the walls of the heart. These deposits are an early sign of heart disease and can identify if a person is at increased risk for heart attack.
Those at increased risk include individuals with the following factors:
The results of this non invasive test can contribute valuable information towards your cardiac diagnosis and future plan of care.
The Calcium Score test is currently not covered by most insurance companies and is therefore a self pay test. The test can be ordered by any physician using the CTA Order Form or the Non-Invasive Cardiovascular Department Order Sheet.
Talk to your Doctor to obtain an order for this screening test and then call 610-431-5131 to schedule your Calcium Score Screening.
Last Updated: 12/12/2011