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Shortness of breath, chest pains, tachycardia and palpitations
A 24 hour EKG (Holter monitor test) looks for abnormal rhythms:
Testing for insufficient blood supply causing angina is best done with a stress test, that would also look that hole in your heart is now causing problems or whether you have pulmonary hypertension:
You may be at risk for heart disease. You can check that here:
I agree with you that your symptoms seem cardiac in origin, so stick to your guns and ask for adequate time to discuss and investigate your problems. Your cardiologist is obligated to give you a satisfactory explanation!
Hope this helps,
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