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What is the difference between coronary diseases and?Congenital heart disease?

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Dr. Richard Humes
Pediatrics - Cardiology
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In brief: CHD

Congenital means you are born with it, and is usually a structural defect inside the heart.
Coronary disease is a 'clogging' of the coronary arteries which occurs later in life due to a variety of causes.

In brief: CHD

Congenital means you are born with it, and is usually a structural defect inside the heart.
Coronary disease is a 'clogging' of the coronary arteries which occurs later in life due to a variety of causes.
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics
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In brief: CAD is narrow artery

Chd is a structural abnormality of the heart or surrounding structures.

In brief: CAD is narrow artery

Chd is a structural abnormality of the heart or surrounding structures.
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