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What are the most important cardiovascular diseases?
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Depends
Important is a relative term. It can be interpreted as most common, or most devastating, or most disabling, etc.
Usually the one you have is the most important one. Coronary disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney disease, peripheral arterial disease are the most common, and as such, may have the greatest impact on modern societies, and adversely affect quality of life.

In brief: Depends
Important is a relative term. It can be interpreted as most common, or most devastating, or most disabling, etc.
Usually the one you have is the most important one. Coronary disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney disease, peripheral arterial disease are the most common, and as such, may have the greatest impact on modern societies, and adversely affect quality of life.
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