Coronary artery disease (CAD) is diagnosed based on your medical history, physical exam and tests. Your doctor may recommend one or more diagnostic tests to confirm the diagnosis of CAD.
These are some tests that may be done if you have symptoms suggestive of coronary artery disease. Other tests that may be done include electron beam computerised tomography (EBCT) or a CT coronary angiogram, Magnetic resonance angiogram (MRA) etc. Your doctor will recommend the tests that are needed.
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