EBCT utility in predicting coronary heart disease supported by AHA scientific statement.
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Executive SummaryELECTRON BEAM CT UTILITY IN PREDICTING CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE is supported by the American Heart Association in a scientific statement published in the Sept. 1 issue of Circulation. A high calcium score with electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) "may be consistent with a moderate to high risk of a cardiovascular event within the next 2 to 5 years," the association states.
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