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Old 09-04-2012, 06:48 AM   #1
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Nuclear Imaging test

My result for the calcium score was 173.81 in the intermediate range, 1.3%. This indicates a moderate plaque burden with non-obstructive CAD highly likely, obstructive CAD possible.

Has anyone else had this test or know if this is something to be greatly concerned about?


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Old 09-04-2012, 12:21 PM   #2
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Re: Nuclear Imaging test

Don't panic too much about it, your Doc will let you know if there's a need for further testing.

A Cardiac Catheterisation (Angiogram) is the only 100% way of knowing whether or not you have any kind of CAD.

Good Luck.

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