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Heart attack diagnosis

With a heart attack, every minute counts. Know the warning signs of a heart attack and what to do if you or someone around you experience the warning signs.

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Heart failure diagnosis

There are a number of common symptoms of heart failure or chronic heart failure. If your doctor thinks you may have heart failure, you will probably need to have tests to find out more.

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Angiogram

An angiogram is a test used to help detect abnormal blood vessels, clots and other problems. Learn more about angiograms including what to expect.

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Cardiac catheterisation

Cardiac catheterisation ('cardiac cath' or 'heart cath’) is a common procedure that lets cardiologists examine or treat the heart and arteries.

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Peripheral vascular disease diagnosis

If your doctor suspects a diagnosis of peripheral vascular disease (PVD), they will first carry out a physical examination of your leg. Find out how PVD is diagnosed.

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Stroke diagnosis

Strokes are usually diagnosed by studying images of the brain (brain imaging) and carrying out physical tests. Find out more here.

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Diagnosis of coronary heart disease

There are several ways to diagnose coronary heart disease. Find out more from the information and resources on this page.

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Vasculitis

Vasculitis is an autoimmune disease that causes inflammation of blood vessels. Discover more about its diagnosis and treatment options.

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Peripheral vascular disease

Trusted information on peripheral vascular disease (also known as peripheral artery disease) including what it is, causes, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments

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Endocarditis

This rare but potentially fatal condition is caused by infection of the inner lining of the heart. A quick diagnosis of endocarditis is vital.

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