Submitted by Dr T on March 23, 2011 – 11:06am
There are several ways to demonstrate heart disease, and your mother’s doctor has not yet excluded the possibility of coronary artery disease (CAD).
If she at risk you can check that here:
Women often have atypical symptoms:
With her chest pain relieved by NTG, I suggest a stress ECHO in addition to the treadmill test she has already undergone, as well as a CTCA:
If those are negative, she does not have heart disease. Here are some other reasons for chest pains:
Hope this helps,