Agatson score

Agatson score

(ag′ăt-sŏn)
[Arthur Agatson, U.S. cardiologist, b. 1947]
A measurement of the amount of calcium in a coronary artery.
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The standard measure of coronary artery calcium (CAC) has been the Agatson score, which evaluates plaque calcium volume.
"We no longer believe in the Agatson score. We took a look at it and found out that at any given level of plaque calcium volume, a higher density score is protective.