Heart Disease Risk: Should I Have a Coronary Calcium Scan?
Sometimes doctors schedule heart tests because they think that's what patients expect. But some heart tests may not be needed. If your doctor recommends a test, ask what it is for and why you need it. See the topic Heart Tests: When Do You Need Them?
To diagnose coronary artery disease
your doctor thinks you may have heart disease, you will need some tests to make
sure. Most often, the first tests include: