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Hospital or Home?
KEYT3 - Santa Barbara

A noninvasive heart test could help many people with chest pain avoid a stay in the hospital. Most people who go to the emergency room with symptoms of a possible heart attack are admitted to the hospital. Doctors want to make sure they’re not having a serious heart problem Ð and in most cases, they aren’t. A new study finds that a test called coronary CT angiography can help these people get back home more quickly.