CT calcium scoring could be added to government-funded ‘Heart Health Checks’ to improve the targeting of statin treatment for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease, cardiologists say. A Victorian study has found that the current Australian absolute cardiovascular disease risk (ACVDR ) calculator is less sensitive than international risk tools, with a higher statin treatment threshold ...
Coronary calcium scores should guide statin treatment decisions
By Michael Woodhead
6 Aug 2020