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Coronary Artery Disease

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  • Coronary Artery Disease Assessment

    Coronary Artery Disease Risk Assessment Coronary artery disease (CAD) occurs when the coronary arteries, or the arteries that bring blood to the heart muscle, become hardened and narrowed. The arteri...

Coronary Artery Disease

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  • Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

    Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery This procedure, a common type of open heart surgery, is one way to treat blockages in the arteries of the heart. Watch the video and learn about the surgery and what yo...

Coronary Artery Disease

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  • Angina Pectoris

    Angina Pectoris What is angina pectoris? Angina pectoris (or simply angina) is recurring chest pain or discomfort that happens when some part of the heart does not receive enough blood and oxygen. An...

  • Coronary Heart Disease

    Coronary Heart Disease Click Image to Enlarge What are the coronary arteries? Coronary arteries supply blood to the heart muscle. Like all other tissues in the body, the heart muscle needs oxygen-ric...

  • Atherosclerosis

    Atherosclerosis Click Image to Enlarge What is atherosclerosis? Atherosclerosis is a type of arteriosclerosis (a thickening or hardening of the arteries) caused by a buildup of plaque in the inner li...

  • Six Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

    Six Symptoms You Should Never Ignore Some people rush to the doctor's office every time they feel a little ill. Others try to tough it out and hope the problem will go away. In either case, there are...