How should we diagnose CAD in women?

How should we diagnose CAD in women?

In this video, Dr. R. R Kasliwal, Chairman - Clinical & Preventive Cardiology, Medanta – The Medicity, will explain how to diagnose coronary artery disease (CAD) in women. He informs that after doing physical examination and ECG, the best investigation is to do stress-echocardiogram. Stress echocardiogram is thread-mill-test along with echocardiography. If the doctor is still in doubt, then non-invasive CT coronary angiography can be done. Stress echocardiogram is done after investigating all the blood tests related to heart and cholesterol.

Dr. RR Kasliwal

D.M. (Cardiology) AIIMS, New Delhi in 1979, M.D. (General Medicine) SMS Medical College, Jaipur in 1976, M.B.B.S. SMS Medical College, Jaipur in 1973. Awards & Accomplishments: Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Clinical and Preventive Cardiology by the President of India, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Community Cardiology by Rana Pratap Sewa Samiti, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Preventive Cardiology by Health Minister of Nepal, 2008. DMA Distinguished Service Award, 2008. Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Cardiology at World Congress on Clinical & Preventive Geriatrics Cardiology. Dr B C Roy National Award, Best Talent for encouraging development of specialties within Medicine, 2004.

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