What Is CAC?

Q:
What Is Coronary Artery Calcification?
A:  
Coronary artery calcification, aka CAC, means the calcium accumulates in your arteries. As a result, your blood vessels get narrow and you are more likely to get the heart disease.
For its detection, you have to use a cardiac computed tomography (CT) scan via a special X-ray. And it will find much calcium on your arteries walls.

Keywords: calcified coronary artery disease; coronary artery calcification; coronary artery calcifications.

 

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