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what do the coronary arteries and veins do

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Carry blood to heart: The arteries carry blood and oxygen to the heart muscle itself and the veins bring the blood back to the heart where it passes through the lungs and g ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gabriel Goren
57 years experience in General Surgery
Heart!: Only in the heart!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience in Cardiology
LAD, Circ & RCA: Coronary arteries: left anterior descending (lad), circumflex, right coronary artery (rca). There are no major coronary veins.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience in Cardiology
Heart Surface: The medical term for the surface of the heart is epicardial.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience in Cardiology
Arteries/veins: Every organ needs a supply line (artery) and discharge (vein). Think of your faucet and drain. The coronary arteries supply the heart muscle with oxyg ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience in Cardiology
Heart blood flow: Coronary arteries bring oxygenated blood to the heart. Coronary veins returned that same blood to the venous circulation. Both types of vessels sit ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
15 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Coronary: Coronary arteries supply oxygenated blood to the heart while the veins drain deoxygenated blood away from the heart.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Yes, the coronaryveins are thin walled vessels like all veins. The arteries are thicker, muscular walled structures as the coronary arteries actively ... Read More
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
ARBs and Nitro work?: Do ARB'S and Nitro work the same way? (Relax vessels) If so; will ARB'S relax coronary arteries? ANS: No ARBS work by blocking high blood levels of an ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Carry blood: The coronary afteries are located just above the aortic valve. Blood flows through those arteries and suppies oxygen to the heart muscle. A number of ... Read More

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