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what is the widow maker for cardiac information

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Google it: I'm an internist, but from what i remember from med school, where i delivered 30 babies in 30 days at umdnj (1970), the cardiac output peaks at 7 mont ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience Cardiology
EP: Cardiac electrophysiology is a branch of cardiology that deals with the electrical activity of the heart. They treat rhythm disturbances and arrhythm ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Medical library: Go to any medical library and borrow any obstetrics text and you'll learn all about it. Here's an article but it won't be easy to find the full text: ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Cardiac Cath: Most commonly to see the coronary artery anatomy but also for congenital heart disease valvular heart disease function of the heart muscle.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
CAD: Look this up: http://emedicine.Medscape.Com/article/895854-overview.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
AHA & NIH: I recommend www.Heart.Org and http://health.Nih.Gov/ . There are many good websites.
A female asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
There are only: limited data available to answer your question. Some studies indicate about a 53% incidence of atherosclerotic involvement of the Left main or Left an ... Read More
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Because it supplies: 50% of left ventricle with blood flow....Lose it suddenly ; life is perilous.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
47 years experience Family Medicine
Refers to LAD Artery: The "widow-maker" artery is the left anterior descending artery of the heart. It serves the left ventricle. A major blockage or occlusion of this arte ... Read More
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Excellent: The "widow-maker" is a high grade blockage in the left anterior descending coronary artery. It can be treated with angioplasty and stenting (usual) or ... Read More
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