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what are the main coronary arteries?

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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) so that it is often said that there are three.
Answered on Aug 27, 2020
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Dr. Howard Rubin
46 years experience Cardiology
Coronary arteries: Right and left coronary arteries.
Answered on Mar 27, 2019
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Coronary arteries: Here's an image of the right and left coronary arteries & their branches.
Answered on Mar 27, 2019

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