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How is angina diagnosed?

Angina is diagnosed with a thorough medical history and examination, and electrocardiogram (ECG). Stress testing is sometimes performed to assist with diagnosis and assessing prognosis. Blood tests, chest X-ray and a coronary angiogram may also be used to check for coronary artery disease.

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Author: Jonathan Meddings BMedLabSc (Hons)
First answered: 23 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Chest pain


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