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My 60 y dad had coronary stent placement in LAD artery for incidental finding of coronary block(80%)at 53 yr of age .Am I at risk for CAD in future ?

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Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
6 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You should try to eat healthy and maintain a proper weight.
Have regular check-up from your family doctor who will monitor for other risk factors.

In brief: Yes

You should try to eat healthy and maintain a proper weight.
Have regular check-up from your family doctor who will monitor for other risk factors.
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes.

The five major risk factors for coronary artery disease are hypertension, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, and family history.
You have a positive family history. Therefore, unless you are adopted, your risk of coronary artery disease is higher.

In brief: Yes.

The five major risk factors for coronary artery disease are hypertension, elevated cholesterol, diabetes, smoking, and family history.
You have a positive family history. Therefore, unless you are adopted, your risk of coronary artery disease is higher.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Martin Raff
There is a significant number of children whose DNA casts doubt on the identity of the father, in addition to the adoptions mentioned.
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Dr. Brian Mott
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Yes

One of the risk factors for atherosclerosis is heredity.
The others are hypertension, diabetes, smoking, obesity, and hyperlipidemia.

In brief: Yes

One of the risk factors for atherosclerosis is heredity.
The others are hypertension, diabetes, smoking, obesity, and hyperlipidemia.
Dr. Brian Mott
Dr. Brian Mott
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