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Coronary Artery Heart Disease

Coronary Artery Heart Disease

Monday, September 13, 2010 22:36

What is coronary artery disease? Coronary artery disease (CAD) is atherosclerosis (plaque in artery walls) of the inner lining of the blood vessels that supply blood to the heart. A similar term, arteriosclerosis which means hardening or stiffening of the arteries is sometimes interchanged with ...

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Coronary artery disease

Coronary artery disease

Wednesday, September 8, 2010 0:02

Definition: Coronary artery disease develops when your coronary arteries — the major blood vessels that supply your heart with blood, oxygen and nutrients — become damaged or diseased. Cholesterol-containing deposits (plaques) on your arteries are usually to blame for coronary artery disease....

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