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A 37-year-old member asked:

Does angiogram show heart coronary arteries blockage?

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Dr. Vasudev Ananthram
Cardiology 32 years experience
Yes: Yes, a coronary angiogram is the most widely used test to look for blockages in the arteries of the heart and to decide the best treatment option (medication only vs stent vs bypass surgery).
Dr. Liviu Klein
Cardiology 23 years experience
Yes: Coronary angiogram is the gold standard for showing the coronary arteries and potential blockages.

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A 34-year-old member asked:

Had a heart angiogram show blockage in my left main coronary artery.Ok.Why?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jesus Yap
Cardiology 53 years experience
Emergency: Blockage in the left main coronary artery is considered an emergency condition requiring urgent intervention by angioplasty or bypass surgery. This situation is associated with high mortality if left alone.
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A 25-year-old member asked:

What is the number of coronary arteries in the heart?

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Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
Three: There are three coronary arteries feeding the heart. They are not much wider than spaghetti, so they can get clogged easily. They must provide continuous oxygen and nutrients to the heart which is the size of your fist and beats 100, 000 times a day every day of your life.
A 22-year-old member asked:

What do coronary arteries provide to the heart?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 36 years experience
Blood supply: The coronary arteries provide the blood supply (oxygen & nutrients) to the heart.
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A 25-year-old member asked:

What are the names of coronary arteries in the heart?

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Dr. Charles Jost
Cardiology 36 years experience
See Below: The three primary arteries of the heart are the left anterior descending, lad, the circumflex and the right coronary artery, rca.

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