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what is hacvd?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 24 years experience
Seldom used: It is: hypertensive arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease. This acronym is not often used, but mentions the combined effects of high blood pressure with "hardening of the arteries" (also not often used anymore) on heart & vessel (cardiovascular) system / disease progression.

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