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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
One that you: Are born with.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Read: The book by dr caldwell esselstyn. "preventing and reversing cardiovascular disease with a plant based diet" a twenty year study he carried out at the ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Could: The aortic ectasia is likely to get worse with age, more so if you have high blood pressure. It would be prudent to consult a cardiologist.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
It depends.....: If you are free from Angina and have been taking medical treatments for your heart disease, then there is not a strong reason to repeat any invasive h ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Usually atheroma: Usually cholesterol based but can also have calcium and fibrous material as well.Occurs when natural barrier called the endothelium is disrupted allow ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
34 years experience Cardiology
Endarterectomy : Endarterectomy refers to a procedure wherein a surgical plane of resection of the inner lining of a diffuse narrowed blood vessel is undertaken. This ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Atherosclerosis: Fatty plaque buildup in the walls of coronary arteries that result in decreased flow of blood to the muscle of your heart is coronary artery disease.
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A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
The third artery: Normally the main coronary blood vessel has two branches--the left anterior descending artery and left circumflex, but some people have a third branch ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Plaque buildup: Little spots along the coronary arteries (they "crown" the heart) develop patches of macrophages that become loaded with cholesterol, and eventually s ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Rare!: Endarterectomy is not commonly performed during coronary artery bypass grafting; but in the strict sense of it, it is the removal of the plaque and re ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
Carotid stenosis: In the carotid arteries the flow of blood goes from being linear to being turbulent due to the "fork in the road" at the bifurcation. This causes the ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nassir Azimi
22 years experience Interventional Cardiology
See video: In you tube there is a nice video showing the procedure. There are also visual graphics and animations.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Several: Procedures that restore coronary flow distal to the obstructed area. Range from anastomosis of a living blood vessel from the aorta or another artery ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience Cardiology
Re-do CABG: It is a second or third operation to bypass blocked coronary arteries after previous bypasses fail or new blockages develop.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
2 different things.: Hypertension means simply high blood pressure. Blood moving through tight, inflexible pipes (arteries) is under more pressure than more flexible art ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Diana Metzger
29 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: Non obstructive implies that there are changes seen from cholesterol deposits in the arteries, however, not sufficient enough to require stenting. Ta ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience Cardiology
Opens arteries.: Coronary angioplasty is a technique used to open narrowed arteries without surgery. A special catheter (long, flexible tube) with a small balloon at i ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CAD: Native coronary artery disease is disease in the patients coronary arteries they were born with as opposed to disease in a bypass graft from a vein or ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jacques Kpodonu
26 years experience Cardiology
Stroke: Stroke, risk of infection , risk of death all less than 2percent in most cases.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience Cardiology
Sorry : Do not understand the question.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Mott
28 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Easy one: Coronary artery disease is the build up of atherosclerotic fat plaques in the arteries of the heart. These can partially block blood flow to the heart ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Still CAD: Coronary artery disease is when cholesterol builds up in the coronary arteries. Hypertension is simply one of the risk factors. Just like diabetes, sm ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
38 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Coronary bypass: Aortocoronary bypass, or coronary bypass surgery is the same operation.

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