How Is Atherosclerosis Diagnosed?

Your doctor will diagnose atherosclerosis based on your medical and family histories, a physical exam, and results from one or more tests: blood test, electrocardiogram (EKG), chest x ray, ankle/brachial index, echocardiography, computed tomography (CT) scan, stress testing, and angiography.


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  • SourceUrl: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/subscribe/node/3812
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  • Language: English
  • Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
  • Date Content Published: Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at 12:00 PM
  • Date Syndication Captured: Monday, March 14, 2016 at 06:25 PM
  • Date Syndication Updated: Tuesday, January 09, 2018 at 12:02 AM
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