I must admit that I believe the jury is still out with regards to heart scan, CT angiography
and calcium scoring.
After Tim Russerts death, I must have received 5-10 question a day feom concerned patients and friends. They all wanted to know if they needed a scan. People who were relatively healthy wanted to know if they were going to die suddenly.
The following NY times article does a good job of painting different Side
s of the story.