• Rationale and Comments

    Net reclassification of risk by coronary artery calcium scoring, when added to clinical risk scoring, is least effective in low-risk individuals.

    Sponsoring Organizations

    • Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography


    • American Heart Association guidelines


    • Cardiovascular
    • Preventive Medicine


    • Budoff MJ, et al. Assessment of coronary artery disease by cardiac computed tomography. Circulation. 2006;114(16): 1761-91.
    • Shaw LJ, et al. Prognostic value of cardiac risk factors and coronary artery calcium screening for all-cause mortality. Radiology. 2003;228(3):826–33.