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Centerpoint Medical Center


Diagnosis & Testing

Your doctor at Centerpoint Medical Center will ask you about your symptoms and medical history and perform a physical exam. He may prescribe diagnostic tests such as:

  • Blood tests
  • Coronary angiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Exercise stress test
  • Nuclear scanning
  • Transesophageal echocardiography
  • Chest x-ray
  • Echocardiogram
  • Electrophysiology study
  • Holter monitoring
  • Tilt table testing
  • Urine tests

Procedures & Treatments

Your heart care team at Centerpoint Medical Center has access to a wealth of treatment options for your angina. Treatments for chest pain include:

  • Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors
  • Beta-blockers
  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Coronary angioplasty
  • Nitroglycerin
  • Angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs)
  • Blood thinners
  • Cholesterol-lowering medications
  • Coronary artery bypass graft