Atherosclerosis Screening

Posts About Using Carotid ultrasound to detect those at risk of heart attack/stroke and sudden death.

Vascular Screening/Age

Vascular Screening/Plaque

Posts about using a CT scan to detect calcium in the arteries to the heart to detect those at risk of heart attack and sudden death

The coronary calcium score

On the mechanisms of atherosclerosis or fatty plaque build up and how statins work to prevent this beyond their effect on lower cholesterol.


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