In-depth

Symptoms

Dizziness

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Tests and diagnosis

Blood pressure test

Carotid ultrasound

Cholesterol test

CT coronary angiogram

CT scan

Echocardiogram

MRI

Treatments and drugs

Coronary angioplasty and stents

Aug. 16, 2017
References
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