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The Center for Heart and Vascular Wellness and Prevention
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The Dick Butkus Heart and Vascular Screening Program
About the Dick Butkus Heart and Vascular Screening Program
About EBCT
Scheduling Your EBCT Heart Scan
Guidelines for EBCT Heart Scanning
What is a Calcium Score?
Heart and Vascular Screenings
Peripheral Arterial Disease
The Women's Heart Center
Cardiac Rehabilitation
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Guidelines for EBCT Heart Scanning

The Center for Heart and Vascular Wellness and Prevention adheres to the following guidelines for EBCT heart scans:

A man older than 35, or a woman older than 40, with at least one of the following risk factors:

  • High total cholesterol
  • Low HDL (low good cholesterol) and normal total cholesterol
  • Family history of heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Tobacco use
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Steroid use

To schedule an EBCT heart scan, call 1-855-BUTKUSD.