Heart Disease Tests

A variety of health factors indicate your risk of having a future cardiovascular event such as heart attack or stroke.

Age, hereditary factors, high cholesterol, weight, cigarette smoking, blood pressure, exercise history, and diabetes are all important in determining your risk for heart disease.

Calculate here your risk of developing coronary artery disease (CAD), stroke and cardiovascular disease (CVD)

All of these contribute to information that your doctor needs to make an optimal recommendation for your care.

Apart from these, if a procedure is considered, your doctor will need to order a variety of tests that may include a chest X-ray, an EKG, lung function tests and urinalysis, as well as a variety of blood tests such as a CBC (your blood count), Coagulation profile (how well does your blood clot), Electrolytes (kidney function), ABG (arterial blood gas) and HIV profile.

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