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Coronary Heart Disease (cont.)

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Media file 2: Treadmill exercise stress test.
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Media file 3: Stress nuclear imaging using single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT).
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Media file 4: Results of a nuclear stress test from a person with angina. A significant defect in the amount of blood pumped during stress appears to a major blockage (stenosis) in the right coronary artery.
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Media file 5: Coronary angiography in cardiac catheterization laboratory.
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Media file 6: Coronary angiogram from a person with angina and an abnormal stress test showing 90% blockage in the right coronary artery (arrow). In the lower panel, the blockage has been treated with angioplasty (PTCA) and a stent was put in place (double arrow).
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