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What is the function of coronary arteries and veins

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
38 years experience 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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Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Circulate blood: Coronary arteries circulate blood to heart muscle and the veins drain the blood from the heart muscle.

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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience 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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Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Circulate blood: The coronary arteries circulate blood to the heart muscle and the veins drain the blood from the outside of the heart muscle.
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Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
15 years experience 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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Dr. John Landi
46 years experience Phlebology
Heart arteries: The heart is a muscle and like any other muscle in the body, there are arteries that carry blood to it and veins that take blood away from it. These ... Read More
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience 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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Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Heart!: Only in the heart!
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
LAD, Circ & RCA: Coronary arteries: left anterior descending (lad), circumflex, right coronary artery (rca). There are no major coronary veins.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience Cardiology
Heart Surface: The medical term for the surface of the heart is epicardial.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience 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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Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience 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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
26 years experience Cardiology
Supply Blood 2 Heart: Blockages in the coronary arteries result in heart attacks.

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