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How is a heart attack diagnosed?

Your doctor will run a series of diagnostic tests to confirm the diagnosis of a heart attack. Common tests include monitoring your heart using electrocardiography (ECG); assessing your blood for cardiac enzymes; a chest X-ray; and a coronary angiogram, which can assess any artery blockages.

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Author: Dr Bow Tauro PhD, BSc (Hons)
First answered: 17 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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Category: Hypertension


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