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"Heart scans" are not always heart scans by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Beware of the media reports now being issued that warn that "CT heart scans" pose a risk for cancer. One report can be viewed at
Heart Scan Curiosities #8: Fat heart by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Here's a curious incidental finding on a heart scan: an unusual fat accumulation around the heart. The arrows point to an unusually large accumulation of fat tissue on either side...
Second heart scan and heart attack risk by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor At first, Joe felt disappointed, defeated, and frightened. After his heart scan, a radiologist.... After all he'd had a heart scan 18 months earlier and his score was 278, 5% higher. I reassured Joe...
Heart scan gone wrong by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Those of you reading the Heart Scan BlogI hopehave come to appreciate the power in measuring...," especially the fictitious LDL cholesterol. Howeverlike all thingseven a great thing like heart scans can be misused...
Interview with world heart scan authority, Dr. John Rumberger by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor only a world-renowned scientist in the world of cardiac imaging and heart scanning, but also a humanitarian... and naive questions about heart scans, I came to appreciate his deep and genuine interest in improving...
"Your heart scan score means nothing" by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Charles was visibly confused. He'd gotten his CT heart scan after hearing one of the local... that is most prone to calcium accumulation that we score on heart scans. Aging, generally into your late 70s...
Heart scan curiosities 3 by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor enlarged.) So, while we can't actually visualize the mitral valve by a CT heart scan, we can surmise... when potentially "dirty" orifices are instrumented. All that from a heart scan! ...
Ignoring your heart scan is medical negligence by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor I continue to be dumbfounded that many doctors continue to pooh-pooh or ignore CT heart scans... Your Plaque program who've been told to ignore their heart scan scores. The most extreme example was a man...
Your heart scan is just a "false positive" by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor of my colleagues, heart scans still trigger wrong advice. I had another example in the office today. Henry got a CT heart scan in 2004. His score: 574. In his mid-50s, this placed him in the 90th percentile...

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