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What is the medical difference between Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and Coronary Heart Disease, (CHD)?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Difference

Cardiovascular disease is disease of the heart and blood vessels.
Coronary artery disease is disease of the heart arteries. CAD is a CVD, CVD includes CAD but not all CVD is CAD.

In brief: Difference

Cardiovascular disease is disease of the heart and blood vessels.
Coronary artery disease is disease of the heart arteries. CAD is a CVD, CVD includes CAD but not all CVD is CAD.
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