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What is the difference between coronary and congenital heart disease

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics 37 years experience
CAD is narrow artery: Chd is a structural abnormality of the heart or surrounding structures.
Dr. Richard Humes
Pediatric Cardiology 41 years experience
CHD: Congenital means you are born with it, and is usually a structural defect inside the heart. Coronary disease is a 'clogging' of the coronary arteries ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 27 years experience
Yes: The former is an acquired condition while the latter is present at birth.
Dr. John Stork
Anesthesiology 43 years experience
Yes: Congenital heart disease is a cardiac defect present from birth; there are many different variations. Coronary artery disease is stenosis of the arter... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Totally different: Coronary artery disease signifies the development of obstruction in the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart. The usual cause of obstructi... Read More
Dr. Mohammed Numan
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Also age: The coronary artery diseases usually occur in later age of life (>50 years) unless familial high cholesterol or other risks (smoking) while congenital... Read More
Dr. Barton Cook
Pediatric Cardiology 31 years experience
Difference: Congenital heart disease means you are born with it. Rarely coronary arteries are the main problem, usually it is one of the more common structural d... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
General Surgery 56 years experience
Depends: History, physical, echocardiogram, ekg are the early items. Then guidance by your cardiologist. Both are safe and show anatomy.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
None.: Thee terms are used interchangeably.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine 43 years experience
Coronary: Chd usually stands for coronary heart disease. It is also known as coronary artery disease. It's when one or more arteries that supply the heart with ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sameer Azhak
Cardiology 19 years experience
Depends: Congenital heart disease have had significant advances in technology of diagnosis and treatment. Especially with surgical treatments. So much so that ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eyal Simchi
Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry
No : Congenital means that it is related to a condition present at birth. Congenital heart disease would be present when you are born. It may worsen with a... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Vogt Lowell
Specializes in Pediatric Cardiology
Depends: Congenital heart disease can be very minor not warranting therapy or very severe and complex requiring multiple surgeries and procedures. Life expecta... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Depends...: ...On what the disease is. Some are devastating, some are surgically correctable, and some get better without treatment and have no effect on longevit... Read More

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