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which coronary artery is most commonly occluded

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Biggest: It's the biggest of the 3 coronaries thus sees more volume of blood. Because of its bifurcation from the l main, it's also is exposed to proximal turb ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Heart attack: Without ECG and imaging very imprecise, location of pain and physical exam can suggest locus but not very precise.
A 73-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Cardiologist: It is not advisable to go against your cardiologists advice. You don't mention the status of your other coronary arteries or whether your stress testi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience Cardiology
2 or 3: Strictly speaking, there are two (a left and right). The left main almost immediately divides into two (left anterior descending and left circumflex) ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Reddish tan with yel: Reddish tan with yellow pericardial fat in most people.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Feed heart muscle: Coronary arteries provide fresh blood (including oxygen & nutrients) to the heart muscle itself. The heart muscle is so thick that the blood inside t ... Read More
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.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Higano
36 years experience Cardiology
Coronary arteries: Coronary arteries run on the surface of the heart and provide blood to the heart muscle. As a contracting muscle, the heart needs a continuing supply ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alon Gitig
19 years experience Cardiology
Picture this: The coronary arteries branch off from the walls of the aorta, and dive down into the outer layer of the heart mucle. On the left side, the left main a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Jost
35 years experience Cardiology
Blood supply: To supply blood (oxygen, nutrients) to the heart.

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