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Do people with coronary artery anomaly have a lot of pain?

Do people with coronary artery anomaly have a lot of pain?

It depends: The presence of symptoms, such as chest pain, depends on the type of coronary artery anomaly. Many patients with an anomalous origin or course of a coronary artery are entirely asymptomatic, but some have intermittent chest pain (sometimes during or immediately after strenuous exercise). Many anomalies are benign, but some require surgery because of an increased risk of sudden cardiac death. ...Read more

Artery (Definition)

Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more


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What sort of disorder is a coronary artery anomaly?

What sort of disorder is a coronary artery anomaly?

Congenital defect: There are multiple congenital abnormalities involving the origin or anatomy of the coronary arteries. Some are benign, others require surgical repair. Undiagnosed coronary artery anomalies may result sudden cardiac death in sports. Fortunately, serious abnormalities occur in less than 1 % of births. ...Read more

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Scared of having congenital coronary artery anomaly, had cardiac mri, left artery perfect and they said 90% sure the right. Image quality bad.Trust it?

Scared of having congenital coronary artery anomaly, had cardiac mri, left artery perfect and they said 90% sure the right. Image quality bad.Trust it?

Cardiology: Repeat or additional testing depends on your underlying symptoms and risk for cardiac disease. I would suggest discussing your history of chest pain and family history of cardiac problems with your cardiologist. In younger patients, cardiac causes of chest pain account for 4-6 percent of all cases. ...Read more

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Do people with coronary artery dissection have a lot of pain?

Usually: Coronary dissections can be induced or rarely be spontaneous. They can occur during coronary interventions. If flow to the heart muscle severely compromised, myocardial necrosis may occur. If not corrected may progress to thrombosis, acute cardiac death, acute potentially fatal arrythmias, low cardiac output syndrome. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for coronary artery anomaly?

What is the best treatment for coronary artery anomaly?

It depends: Depending on the type of coronary artery anomaly, no treatment may be necessary. For other types of anomalies, surgery may be necessary to reduce the risk of future cardiac events. Consult your cardiologist who should be able to help answer your questions about your specific type of abnormality and potential risks. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment to get rid of a coronary artery anomaly?

What's the best treatment to get rid of a coronary artery anomaly?

Depends: If you know you have a coronary artery anomaly (ie, being born with an artery that supplies the heart muscle arising in an atypical location and/or following an abnormal course), i assume you've had an arteriogram? (which is the only way to diagnose it). Most coronary anomalies are benign and require no treatment. A few are potentially lethal and require bypass surgery. The a-gram distinguishes. ...Read more

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Do lots of people get coronary artery disease, or is it unusual?

Do lots of people get coronary artery disease, or is it unusual?

Common: Unless you die from an accident or truma, if you die of natural causes, the most common cause of death are cardiac event or stroke or cancer. Heart attacks and strokes are secondary to arteriosclerosis. Dying during sleep when you are 100 y/o still a cardiac event or a stroke. Of about 3000 autopsies done on young soldiers, approx. 20% already showed signs of early arteriosclerosis. ...Read more

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Beta blocker ( 5 mg bystolic) is causing lot of bad side effect. Would arb/hct or ACE be good replacement to treat coronary artery blockage.? Thanks.

Beta blocker ( 5 mg bystolic) is causing lot of bad side effect. Would arb/hct  or ACE be good replacement to treat coronary artery blockage.? Thanks.

Different: Ace/arb is a different class of drug than a beta blocker. Both are used in the treatment of coronary disease and are effevtive. You may need to lower the dose or try a different beta blocker if not done already. Check with your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Where do the coronary arteries branch from in the body?

Where do the coronary arteries branch from in the body?

Heart disease: The coronary arteries arise in the aortic root and branch across the heart with branches extending around and into the myocardium. ...Read more

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Coronary Artery (Definition)

Coronary artery is the name given to the blood vessels that supply the myocardium. The word coronary was coined by the first anatomists that noticed that if you remove all muscle from the heart the remaining vessels resemble the shape of a corona or crown. ...Read more


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Cardiac (Definition)

Cardiac translates literally to "heart, " and any place the term is seen, such ...Read more