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how does heart disease affect the cardiovascular system?

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Dr. Steven Busuttil
32 years experience Vascular Surgery
Related : The heart is the pump of the cardiovascular system. When it doesn't work well the cardiovascular system does not work well.
Answered on Jan 13, 2015
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