How can I tell if my coronary plaque is improving with treatment?

Eric E. Harrison, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
To see if your plaque is improving with treatment and lifestyle changes, doctors can use a cardiac computerized tomography (CT) scan. In this video, Eric Harrison, MD, a cardiologist at Memorial Hospital of Tampa, describes how doctors use this scan.

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