Should You Have an Angiogram?

…large plaques—while ignoring the far more serious battles going on elsewhere. Angiogram Readings Are Widely Variable Yet another serious drawback of angiography is what is known as interobserver variability. Angiograms are read by radiologists or cardiologists who estimate the degree of blockage. However…

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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. But while…

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