In-depth

Complications

Claudication

Pulmonary hypertension

Risk factors

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Symptoms

Fatigue

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Headache

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Shortness of breath

Unexplained weight loss

Tests and diagnosis

Coronary angiogram

CT coronary angiogram

MRI

Positron emission tomography scan

Sed rate (erythrocyte sedimentation rate)

Ultrasound

X-ray

Treatments and drugs

Coronary angioplasty and stents

Coronary bypass surgery

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