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Should You Have an Angiogram?

…of blockages in the coronary arteries. Angiograms Are Far From Precise Angiograms are widely assumed—by both patients and physicians—to be a very accurate method of assessing the degree of blockage in the heart arteries. In truth, angiograms are far from precise. Technical problems…

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3 Tips to Avoid an Unnecessary Screening Test

…Mammograms, PSA tests and other screening tests are championed as the way to catch cancer in its early stages and save lives; and cardiologists order angiograms at the earliest signs of heart disease. We are bombarded with recommendations to get this screening test annually and that one biannually.…

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