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Calcium Scoring: Its History and Impact

Dr. Arthur Agatston is the namesake of the Agatston score used in CT calcium scoring. In this video and blog post by Dave Fornell, the editor of Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology magazine, he explains the history of the scoring system from the early 1990s and the evolution of CT technology for cardiac imaging.

How was the CT calcium scoring created? Click here for a brief video of its history.

What has the calcium score’s impact been on heart attack prevention? Click here for an interview with Dr. Agatston.