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80 blockage in right coronary artery

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rishi Vohora
18 years experience Cardiology
Great question: An angiogram is showing plaque buildup that is impacting blood flow within the lumen of the vessel but before you have that happen you can get atheros ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Calcicardiogram: The study you refer to scores calcium in vessel walls. This does not always correlate with coronary obstruction. It does imply the disease process is ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Seres
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Coronary disease: Managing risk factors for the things that lead to coronary artery disease is first and foremost: no smoking, carry a good weight, keep blood pressure ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Comparison: The diameter of the narrowest part of the artery is compared to a nearby segment which is felt to be healthy. This is assuming that there is a nearby ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Enjoy ride: Hope you are not doing the tallest and fastest roller coaster.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Many people walk around with significant blockages without knowledge or harm. If the person described has angina or evidence of ischemia on testing, a ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Kannan Mutharasan
17 years experience Cardiology
See below: An anomalous right coronary artery is one that is in a different location from its usual anatomic position. It can be different in two ways: 1) where ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
RCA: read this: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/cardiovascular_diseases/anatomy_and_function_of_the_coronary_arteries_85,P00196/
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
The gold standard: test for thrombosis in all coronary arteries is a cardiac catheterization.A CT angiogram is an alternative.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harinder Gill
38 years experience Cardiology
Right dominant : It means normal anatomy

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