Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring

From preventive care, screenings and cardiac-testing procedures to innovative diagnoses, treatment and rehabilitation, BSA’s cardiology team provides the highest level of care. For matters of the heart, choose excellence.

WHAT’S YOUR SCORE?

Many people experience no symptoms before having a heart attack. Your Coronary Artery Calcium Score may help identify problems before symptoms develop. The test is quick, painless and only $100 at BSA.

WHAT IS CORONARY ARTERY CALCIUM SCORING?

Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring detects calcium deposits in the coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart. Calcium deposits in the coronary arteries may indicate the development or presence of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).

WHO NEEDS CORONARY ARTERY CALCIUM SCORING?

Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring provides clinical information for diagnosing the early development of CAD and to determine its severity. Your doctor may recommended this screening if you are a male over age 40 or a female over age 50 and have risk factors for CAD. Major CAD risk factors include:

• Family history of heart disease

• Abnormally high blood cholesterol levels

• High blood pressure

• Diabetes

• Smoking

• Overweight or obese

• Physical inactivity

HOW DO I SCHEDULE?

Ask your doctor for a referral for Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring at BSA. Call 1-806-212-8888 to schedule your test with referral from your doctor. Results will be sent to your doctor within 48 hours. 

COST

BSA charges $100 for the test, which includes the radiologist’s fee. Most insurance plans, including Medicare, do not cover this test.

Ask your doctor about getting your Coronary Artery Calcium Score today!