question-icon

What does my coronary calcium score test report indicate?

default
Posted on Thu, 19 Jul 2018
Question: Hello....I'm attaching an image of a report from my CT cardiac calcium scoring. I am a 70 year old male in excellent health, have never smoked and excercise daily. I had the calcium scoring done three years ago and the score was 89. As you will see, the score is now 140, all of which is in the LAD. I am asymptomatic. Do you feel this score is anything to be very concerned over and would you recommend any further testing? Thank you for your time and expertise!
doctor
Answered by Dr. Bhanu Partap (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Few steps needs to be taken

Detailed Answer:
Hello Sir

After going through the medical details provided by you I understand your concern for your health and I would like to suggest you that taking into consideration

1. Family history of heart disease

2. Your age

3. The rate of progression of calcification deposits

4. And the calcium score itself

It's advisable that you should personally consult a cardiologist and get a Stress test done like TMT to make sure that this amount of lesion does not cause any sort of coronary insufficiency during physical activity.

But if it does then further investigation like a coronary angiogram may be required.

I hope this information will answer your query and will guide you properly.

Kind regards
Dr Bhanu partap

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
doctor
Answered by
Dr.
Dr. Bhanu Partap

Cardiologist

Practicing since :2010

Answered : 3975 Questions

premium_optimized

The User accepted the expert's answer

Share on
What does my coronary calcium score test report indicate?

Brief Answer: Few steps needs to be taken Detailed Answer: Hello Sir After going through the medical details provided by you I understand your concern for your health and I would like to suggest you that taking into consideration 1. Family history of heart disease 2. Your age 3. The rate of progression of calcification deposits 4. And the calcium score itself It's advisable that you should personally consult a cardiologist and get a Stress test done like TMT to make sure that this amount of lesion does not cause any sort of coronary insufficiency during physical activity. But if it does then further investigation like a coronary angiogram may be required. I hope this information will answer your query and will guide you properly. Kind regards Dr Bhanu partap