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... Four years ago, just for the heck of it, I had a LifeTest EBT scan. ... (7 replies)
Plaque buildup
Jul 29, 2003
... Depending on what research you read, it seems pretty compelling that the newer EBT scanners are excellent at identifying any existence of plaque. The existence of plaque has been well documented to correlate with athrosclerosis. ... (10 replies)
Very Scared
Oct 22, 2003
... cutup, as you have experienced, tress tests of either type are highly irregular in their ability to detect blockages. ... (11 replies)

Calcium test?
Oct 13, 2005
... ow what he says. They make ya crazy some times with all this medical talk, about what can show what, plus they change their minds every 6 months. I know the Mibi tests are fairly new also. I did a web search on it and was surprised at the size of the machine, as I wasn't in the room when hubby had it done. Very impressive. ... (5 replies)
... Seems there are several newer radiographic tests that are less invasive than the dye test, catheterized angiogram, like EBT and spiral scanner CT tests. ... (4 replies)
Very Scared
Oct 22, 2003
... You can expect that a standard treadmill probably would be fully covered and a nuclear stress test might be covered. The other two will almost assuredly be 100% out of your own pocket. Neither is cheap. The EBT scan is $500+/- (this is for detection of plaque) and the CT Coronary Angiogram can be as much as $1000 and is a little harder to locate a provider, but the closest... (11 replies)
Very Scared
Oct 22, 2003
... For those that are frozen with anxiety or fear, I think it is a good idea to consider having one of several tests to ease your mind. ... (11 replies)
Aug 31, 2003
... we seem to be on the same wavelength. I never discuss these things with a doctor. They always nix this stuff. I seldom go to a doctor. I order my own blood tests and imaging. In the present health care environment, I feel it is best to take charge of my own health. ... (42 replies)

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