What to do if I have slight resting chest pain. Ecg shows t wave inversion in 2.3 avf. Ett is positive. Echo normal, ct angio?
Data. With the data you present, you should be seeing a cardiologist. The doctor will choose the appropriate further steps for you given your specifics and the availabilities of testing locally.
See cardiologist. for an evaluation and opinion.
I wouldn't. I wouldn't advise a CT angio. You need a full fledged angio. The likelihood of finding a significant blockage on the facts you present alone would be in the range of >80%. The xray dye and radiation for both tests is similar, but if you have blockage, you can get it fixed with an angio, but will have to come back for a second test (doubling your exposure) following a CT angio.
What to do if I have slight resting chest pain. Ecg shows t wave inversion in 2.3 avf. Ett is positive. Echo normal, CT angio?
Need more info. ETT can give false positive results. Did you have chest discomfort during the test? Do you only have rest pain? ETT can be combined with imaging studies like a stress Echo, this would give more information. Typical chest pain from heart disease gets worse with activity, and gets better with rest. . Read more...