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ischemic heart disease vs coronary artery disease

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Dr. Christopher White
43 years experience Cardiology
Synonyms: They are the same.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henson
32 years experience Cardiology
Medical therapy: if one has a tendancy for vascular disease - coronary artery disease being one area we are concerned about - then we have a reasonable set of recommen ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
17 years experience Cardiology
Cause and result: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is presence of cholesterol plaque on arteries supplying the heart. If arteries are not blocked completely by the plaque, ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Same: Basically similar names for the same problem. Each discribes a problem with the circulation of the heart the cornary arteries.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
38 years experience Cardiology
Same thing: These are three names for the same disorder.
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A male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
PAD: Peripheral arterial disease is caused by cholesterol blockages in arteries and this can also occur in the coronary arteries.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: Coronary heart disease is caused by coronary artery disease.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
36 years experience Cardiology
Symptom, Disease: Angina and angina equivalents are symptoms of cad: coronary artery disease - which is often pooled with other heart aliments and described as heart di ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gregory Roberts
Specializes in Vascular Surgery
Same: Heart disease & coronary disease are the same. Fried foods, saturated fats, trams fats, sedentary lifestyle, tobacco use (not marijuana per se), ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Coronary disease : Normal EKG and echo does not rule out coronary artery disease. If indicated get stress test and or cardiac cath.
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