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Imaging Tests After a Heart Procedure (ACC)

Campaign Series: Choosing Wisely
Medical Category: Imaging
Article Type: Advice
Language: Plain English, Spanish
Affiliation: American College of Cardiology
Most recent update: 03/01/2013
If you’ve had bypass surgery or a stent inserted to open a blocked artery, do you need regular imaging tests? If you don't have symptoms of heart disease, then probably not.