Coronary Artery Disease Screening Tests (CAD) (cont.)

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For the purpose of screening for CAD, each patient should discuss their particular CAD "risk factor profile" with the doctor in order to decide if screening tests are indicated and which test is most appropriate. The doctor will have detailed information regarding what testing involves and the implications of the results for each individual.

Medically reviewed by Robert J. Bryg, MD; Board Certified Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Cardiovascular Disease

REFERENCES: National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. What is Coronary Artery Disease.
<http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/Cad/CAD_WhatIs.html>


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/5/2014

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