Coronary Artery Disease Tests Directory
The first step in testing for coronary artery disease is a physical exam and analysis of family history. Some other tests that may follow include blood pressure, cholesterol blood test, CRP test, coronary artery calcium scan (X-ray), ECG/EKG, echocardiogram, angiogram, and more. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how each test is used to check for coronary artery disease.
Tests for Diagnosing Heart Disease
WebMD's list of tests used to diagnose heart disease.
What Is a PET Scan?
A PET scan is a type of imaging that can show what’s happening in your body. Learn why you might need one, what makes it different from other types of imaging, how to get ready, and what to expect.
Can I Learn if I Have Heart Disease With an MRI?
Find out how an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) can tell you and your doctor whether you have signs of coronary artery disease, heart valve disease, and other conditions.
What Is a Cardiac Perfusion Scan?
Find out about this stress test that looks for heart trouble.