Menu Search
Please reference the individual location pages for the "Services Provided" section to get a list of services offered at specific imaging centers or download ourĀ Services by Location Brochure. To find a practice in a city near you, please visit the home page.

Cat Scan Procedure

Cat Scan Procedure

Cardiac scoring is a pain-free, non-invasive procedure requiring less than 10 minutes of your time. Using Cat Scan technology, this test takes 70-90 images of your coronary arteries without any injections, needles or removal of your clothing. The amount of calcium or plaque detected in your coronary arteries is used to establish your cardiac score.

About the Procedure

Following a brief questionnaire, you will be asked to lie down flat on an imaging table. A few EKG leads may be comfortably placed on your body. From there you will be asked to hold your breath for several seconds while the images are taken. Based on the images captured, your physician will recommend the best course of action.

This type of procedure is safe, and very simple. A cardiac scoring examination can help you and your doctor determine whether or not you are at risk for heart disease, if you already have it, and things you can do to lower your risk.

Back to:


In The News

Our latest news, publications, clinical studies, and special events. Get up to date and engaged.

Latest News

Making A Difference

Learn about how Envision Radiology is making a difference; philanthropy and community involvement.

Making a Difference

Stay Connected

Keep up with Envision on your favorite networks like facebook, twitter, LinkedIn and email newsletters.

Get Connected