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What is the function of coronary arteries and veins

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bart Denys
Cardiology 40 years experience
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
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 30 years experience
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
Cardiology 39 years experience
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
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 30 years experience
Circulate blood: The coronary arteries circulate blood to the heart muscle and the veins drain the blood from the outside of the heart muscle.
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
Surgery - Vascular 17 years experience
Coronary: Coronary arteries supply oxygenated blood to the heart while the veins drain deoxygenated blood away from the heart.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
Phlebology 48 years experience
Coronary vessels: The coronary arteries and veins are found in the heart. Since the heart is a muscle, it has arteries and veins that take blood to and from it.
Dr. Joel Gotvald
Vascular Surgery 26 years experience
In the heart: The coronary arteries and veins are located in the heart
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Heart Surface: The medical term for the surface of the heart is epicardial.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 37 years experience
LAD, Circ & RCA: Coronary arteries: left anterior descending (lad), circumflex, right coronary artery (rca). There are no major coronary veins.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
Cardiology 32 years experience
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
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
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
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Chung
Cardiology 28 years experience
Supply Blood 2 Heart: Blockages in the coronary arteries result in heart attacks.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
Vascular Surgery 22 years experience
Blood supply heart: They blood supply the heart carrying oxygen and nutrition to the heart muscles.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Heart pump and lube: Ventricles deliver blood to the lungs and rest of your body. Coronaries are the heart vessels that supply oxygen to the heart.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Humes
42 years experience
Blood to the heart: The coronary arteries supply blood to the heart muscle. These are the same arteries that get blocked/clogged by cholesterol and plaque which can lead ... Read More
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