Patient Information

Tests

Very Commonly Needed

ECG-Electrocardiogram
Echocardiogram
Blood Tests

 

Sometimes Needed

 Ambulatory ECG
 Ambulatory BP
Test to Assess Coronary Arteries
Chest X-Ray

 

 Occasionally Needed

Transoesophageal Echocardiogram
Implantable ECG Loop Recorder

Please note that an exercise ECG (running on a treadmill with leads attached to the chest wall) is no longer used for diagnosing coronary artery diseas as it is not accurate enough (NICE 2010).