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What does occult cardiovascular disease mean?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
undefined 51 years experience
Heart disease: Occult cardiovascular disease does not mean heart disease in ghosts. It means hidden heart disease or heart disease present but we don't know about it.
Dr. J Roberts
Vascular Surgery 27 years experience
Hidden: Occult disease is asymptomatic or sub-clinical such as an aneurysm that one has that ruptures but the patient had no signs or symptoms before rupture. That would be an occult aneurysm.
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 22 years experience
Present: But not manifest with adverse event.

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