Which lab tests are performed in the workup of coronary artery atherosclerosis?

Updated: Apr 09, 2021
  • Author: Sandy N Shah, DO, MBA, FACC, FACP, FACOI; Chief Editor: Yasmine S Ali, MD, MSCI, FACC, FACP  more...
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Laboratory tests:

  • Complete blood count (CBC)

  • Chemistry panel

  • Lipid profile

  • Thyroid function tests: To exclude thyroid disorders

  • Blood glucose and hemoglobin A1C (HbA1C) measurement

  • Myocardial fractional flow reserve (FFR)

  • Coronary flow reserve (CFR)

  • C-reactive protein level

  • Cardiac Troponin (in cases of suspected acute coronary syndrome)


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