PROMISE - Prospective Multi-center Imaging Study for Evaluation of Chest Pain
Description of Research
The purpose of this study is to compare different, routinely-performed heart tests, such as exercise electrocardiogram (ECG), stress echocardiogram (echo), or stress nuclear test, and coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA), in identifying heart disease and reducing future heart problems.
For patients who have symptoms, such as chest pain, which may be from heart disease even if they have no previous history of heart disease. Their doctor has already determined that they need one of these routinely performed heart test to understand the cause of your symptoms. The results of this test will help their doctor determine what type of treatment you will need for your symptoms.