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How is atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease diagnosed?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
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In brief: Depends on the site

Of lesions. Blood vessels are present in all the organs and blockage can occur anywhere and diagnosis depends on the site.
General diagnostic tests are for lipid abnormalities that promote atherosclerosis, ultrasound to check suspected vessels, angiograms, and stress test.

In brief: Depends on the site

Of lesions. Blood vessels are present in all the organs and blockage can occur anywhere and diagnosis depends on the site.
General diagnostic tests are for lipid abnormalities that promote atherosclerosis, ultrasound to check suspected vessels, angiograms, and stress test.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Dr. Jahan Zeb
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Cardiac testing

The diagnosis of atherosclerosis begins with information about the presence of symptoms, such as chest discomfort , shortness of breath and other symptoms.
The presence and number of risk factors such as smoking, family history, high cholesterol etc adds to the above information . Test such as ECG , stress test with scans can be done, at times cardiac cath or coronary ct is needed atherosclerosis.

In brief: Cardiac testing

The diagnosis of atherosclerosis begins with information about the presence of symptoms, such as chest discomfort , shortness of breath and other symptoms.
The presence and number of risk factors such as smoking, family history, high cholesterol etc adds to the above information . Test such as ECG , stress test with scans can be done, at times cardiac cath or coronary ct is needed atherosclerosis.
Dr. Jahan Zeb
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