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Testing for Heart Disease

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No single test can diagnose coronary heart disease (CHD). If your doctor thinks you have CHD, he or she may recommend one or more of the following tests: electrocardiogram (EKG), stress test, echocardiography, chest x-ray, blood testing, electron-beam computed tomography, or coronary angiography.

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