How's Your Heart?

Motluk, Alison
May 2007
O, The Oprah Magazine;May2007, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p232
The article discusses various tests for diagnosing cardiovascular diseases. C-reactive protein (CRP) is reportedly the most established type of blood test. Computed tomography (CT) angiogram or cardiac CT presents a precise idea of how blood is flowing through the arteries and whether calcified or soft plaque is causing restrictions. The use of ultrasound and electron beam computed tomography is also discussed.


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