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A 22-year-old male asked:

Would you do ct angiogram in 18 yr old with exertion chest pain after ecg, stressecg, 24hecg, echo, cadiac mri, cardiac angiography, all normal?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
CTA : I personally would be unlikely to recommend that radiation exposure in such a patient without a strong belief there was a risk/benefit preponderance to benefit. Without more information i wouldn't predict benefit given all the other studies.
Dr. Marc Levine
50 years experience
No: No. Sounds like he has had enough testing.

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