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Inoperable coronary artery disease

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 47 years experience
Yes: Yes if on high dose statins for years it is possible to stabilize and slightly improve.
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Possibly in mildest: Stages by aggressive lifestyle modification including aggressive lowering of ldl. But once more significant atherosclerosis is present it is generall... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 37 years experience
Not Really: Coronary artery disease, also referred to as CAD or cvd, can be controlled or ameliorated with diet, exercise, cessation of smoking, moderation of al... Read More
Dr. Daniel Zanger
Cardiology 34 years experience
No cure : There is no cure for CAD we as cardiologist try our best to prevent and treat it by altering risk factors like cholesterol diabetes hypertension smoki... Read More
Dr. Michael Moran
Cardiology 25 years experience
Regression...: Atherosclerotic plaque is a living tissue, not a static process. While it cannot be "cured" per say, one can tip the scales in favor of plaque regres... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
Blockage: Plaque builds up in the wall of the artery and can cause the artery to get gradually more narrow. If the plaque ruptures the artery can suddenly get c... Read More
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
AtherosclerosisClots: The key issue is atherosclerosis: accumulation of white blood cells in the walls of arteries, typically starts in childhood & is primarily driven by l... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marco Paliotta
Thoracic Surgery 31 years experience
Several test.: There are several tests for coronary artery disease. A thorough history and physical exam, ekg, ct scan, nuclear studies are all helpful but the best ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 47 years experience
Ischemic disease: Heart disease, ischemic heart disease, coronary heart disease, atherosclerotic heart disease(ashd).
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Dowd
Internal Medicine 21 years experience
Various: If you're asking how CAD is diagnosed, there are actually many ways. Direct testing can show it (ie stress test, calcium scan, catheterization). We al... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Thoracic Surgery 40 years experience
CAD: CAD is the abbreviation for coronary artery disease. The coronaries are abbreviated as follows;lad-left anterior descending, om-obtuse marginal, diag-... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
Angina: At early stages it may not cause symptoms. Once blockages become more significant, chest pain and/or shortness of breath occur, usually worse with act... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 37 years experience
Many symptoms: Many symptoms. The most common are chest pain, shortness of breath, jaw pain, arm pain, sweating, fatigue, abdominal pain, leg pain, dizziness and als... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 32 years experience
Unhealthy living: We need to pay attention to the things that we can change such as our own lifestyle -- the three foundational elements for healthy living is good diet... Read More
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