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Calcium Scan Improves Heart Risk Prediction
Date:4/27/2010

l, and the cancer issue is 20 years down the line," said Dr. Joseph Ladapo, a clinical fellow in medicine at Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. Incidental findings of a scan, such as possible lung problems, can also help justify its widespread use, Ladapo said.

But the time for widespread use has not arrived, Greenland noted. The new study results "are not an endorsement for screening," he said.

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The why and how of a coronary calcium scan is described by the U.S. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.



SOURCES: Philip Greenland, M.D., professor, preventive medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago; Andrew J. Einstein, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor, clinical medicine, director, cardiac computed tomography research, Columbia University Medical Center, New York City; Joseph Ladapo, M.D., Ph.D., clinical fellow, medicine, Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston; April 28, 2010, Journal of the American Medical Association


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