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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
50 years experience General Practice
May not be a: candidate for the bypass, just medication. Talk to his cardilogist.

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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Smoker? High blood lipids? Hypertension? Obese? Sedentary? CAN happen,
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
Can live a full life: If surgery goes well, good LIMA and vein grafts, LVEF preserved (as u say no other comorbities) you should have a very full life. With all the progres ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carin Van Gelder
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
His cardiologist?: What does his cardiologist say? You should meet with the cardiologist and your dad, and find out if there will be a referral made to a cardiovascular ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Medical therapy: Is good option if no ischemic symptoms on medication
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher White
42 years experience Cardiology
Synonyms: They are the same.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Depends: Coronary artery disease is the #1 killer of adults in the United States ahead of cancer. Your individual risk of coronary disease is based on your ris ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Devil in the details: What you need to know are the numbers. For instance, if you have 50% stenosis of all major vessels, you meet criterion 1 (above). ("significant" is a ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Same thing: These are three names for the same disorder.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
CAD: If a suspicion of significant CAD is present (symptoms or abnormal stress study), angiography might be indicated. Intervention might be indicated if ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
the same thing: Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease means blockages in the coronary arteries. The manifestation of coronary artery blockage is a heart attack. Wh ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Henson
31 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ruth Spector
34 years experience Critical Care
Yes and no: Atherosclerosis is narrowing and hardening of the blood vessels. It occurs in people with high cholesterol , with hypertension and can run in families ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Bowers
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Risk: An individuals risk of coronary artery disease increases significantly when he or she has a first degree relative with cad, particularly if the relati ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
Sort of: Yes it runs in families so if your parents have it you are more likely to also. This is partly because risk factors such as diabetes are also inherite ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Atherosclerosis: Atheromatous plaque formation due to cholestrol deposits is the commenst form of coronary artery disease. It can lead to heart attacks and death.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: Coronary heart disease is caused by coronary artery disease.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience Cardiology
CAD: Coronary artery disease, just as disease in other arteries, is the result of a long time process initiated by: 1. Genetic pre-disposition 2. Uncontrol ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
16 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 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Both: Coronary artery disease can be acute such as myocardial infarction or unstable angina. It can also be chronic producing stable angina, cardiomyopathy ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience Cardiology
EAT: Epicardial adipose tissue (eat) which is vat (visceral adipose tissue) on the surface of the heart. Everywhere there is eat, there will be blockage i ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Limited vs diffuse: What's the difference between an isolated shower and a hurricane?
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CAD: CAD is the same as pvd, it just is the term for the same disease located in the coronary arteries. The disease is all over the body.

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