Is Screening in Asymptomatic Coronary Artery Disease Helpful?

Q:
Can Screening really help detect the asymptomatic coronary artery disease? Or it brings more harm than benefits?
A:
Generally speaking, screening for coronary artery disease is helpful in those with specific signs and symptoms. In particular, the advanced ionising cardiac imaging techniques work best among those screening tools.

And for the asymptomatic individuals, screening is harmful to some extent.

Keywords:  asymptomatic coronary artery disease.

 

Related FAQ:

What Is the Advanced Coronary Artery Disease?

Do Early Baldness and Gray Hair Indicate High Risk of Heart Disease?

Symptoms of Acute Coronary Syndrome

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.