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Cardiac Calcium CT Score Screening

Get a Cardiac Calcium CT Scoring today! It is a great way to get a baseline look at your heart and have peace of mind for only $99, paid when you check in. (Since this is a Screening and not a diagnostic test, it is not covered by insurance plans.)

A coronary calcium scan is a non-invasive way to obtain information about the presence, location and extent of calcified plaque in the coronary arteries – the vessels that support oxygen-containing blood to the heart. Calcified plaque results when fat and other substances build up under the inner layer of the artery. This material can calcify, which signals the presence of atherosclerosis, a disease of the vessel wall (also called coronary artery disease). People with this disease have an increased risk for heart attacks. 

A physician’s order is required for this test. This is a screening CT to look at your heart to see if you have any calcium buildup in your coronary arteries. It could even help prevent a possible heart attack in the future through early detection of a major calcium buildup.

Interpretations are done by Kansas Imaging Consultants. The diagnostic report includes: total and detailed cardiac calcium scoring, score summary, ranking guide and reporting of any incidental findings in the non-cardiac structures. 

Calcium CT Scoring

  • Takes about 15 minutes
  • For those age 35 and up
  • Available from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. M-F
  • Report mailed directly to you
  • Follow-up, if needed, with your primary care physician

What to expect?

  • No special dietary preparations are necessary prior to the scan.
  • Patients will need to remove any jewelry in the way of the picture, as well as some clothing.
  • Electrodes placed on the chest are connected to an EKG machine to determine the best time for the CT scans to be taken.
  • The patient lies on a table, and the table slides into a round opening as the scanner moves around the patient. 
  • A technologist watches through a window and can talk with the patient through an intercom.

Need further analysis?

  •  SBA is also the expert choice for detailed cardiac imaging.
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