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M37.have low hdl/high trig.did tests, results ok.abi, ekg, chest xray, ultrasound carotid+whole abdomen,echo treadmill stress. repeat tests how often?

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Dr. Jeffrey Webber
Cardiology 32 years experience
Family history?: much of this hinges I feel on your family history. If you have parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles or siblings with coronary artery disease under the age of 55 then I repeat testing in 5 years, otherwise probably in 10 years. There is no consensus on this: therefore this is my own opinion as interventional cardiologist.

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Last updated Nov 11, 2014

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