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coronary artery disease depends on a number of
things, along with your personal preferences and general health status.
Think about the following when you make decisions about your
Before considering treatments, your doctor will use tests to check how your heart is working.
Your doctor might check:
Another important consideration is your personal choice. People who
can get information from their doctors about the risks and benefits of their
treatment options are able to make better decisions.
Some people may feel intimidated or afraid to question their
doctor. But it's very important to understand not only why your doctor is
recommending a certain treatment but also the risks and benefits of that
Other things that affect the decision include:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerRakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, ElectrophysiologyE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRobert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
Current as ofJanuary 28, 2015
Current as of:
January 28, 2015
Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology
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