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Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina
The more signs and symptoms you have and the longer an episode of chest pain lasts (more than 15 minutes), the more likely it is that you are experiencing a heart attack, rather than an episode of angina. In this situation, seek medical care immediately.
American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.americanheart.org .
Braunwald E, Zipes D, Libby P. Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 2001
Last reviewed September 2013 by Michael J. Fucci, DO
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