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Was diagnosed to have atherosclerosis but CT angio results were mixd plaque w/o stenosis & right dominant circulation. I am worried, please explain.

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Dr. James Chapman
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Plaque

If you have documented plaque, you have atherosclerosis, more specifically, coronary artery disease.
It is good that there is not yet a blockage. Aggressive risk factor management including heart healthy diet, exercise, smoking cessation, and lipid management will help stabilize the plaque and prevent events.

In brief: Plaque

If you have documented plaque, you have atherosclerosis, more specifically, coronary artery disease.
It is good that there is not yet a blockage. Aggressive risk factor management including heart healthy diet, exercise, smoking cessation, and lipid management will help stabilize the plaque and prevent events.
Dr. James Chapman
Dr. James Chapman
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Well you have

Coronary artery disease ; no flow limiting blockages but you need maximal lifestyle ; medication management as you are at higher risk given your young age.

In brief: Well you have

Coronary artery disease ; no flow limiting blockages but you need maximal lifestyle ; medication management as you are at higher risk given your young age.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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