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Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring: 7 Questions for Primary Care

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How current are you on CAC and its place in CVD risk assessment? This short quiz will reveal your score.

An Expert Analysis feature on the website of the American College of Cardiology highlights the value of coronary artery calcium (CAC) scoring in assessment and management of cardiovascular risk. Because CAC directly assesses the burden of atherosclerosis, it has the potential to help clinicians make more informed decisions about preventive treatments, in conjunction with traditional risk assessment tools like the Pooled Cohort Equations and Framingham Risk Score.

The Expert Analysis authors provide a concise review of current evidence for use of CAC scoring and of the test's acceptance by various international guideline committees. How current are you on CAC and its place in CVD risk assessment? This short quiz will reveal your score.

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