Chest Pain Overview Topic Guide
Chest Pain: Chest pain has a variety of noncardiac and cardiac causes, some of which can be very serious. Signs and symptoms of chest pain may include burning, squeezing, or heaviness in the chest. exercise stress test may be ordered. The treatment and prognosis of chest pain depends on the underlying cause.
Electrocardiogram (ECG, EKG) The electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) is a diagnostic tool that measures and records the electrical activity of the heart in exquisite detail.