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What is meant by ischaemic heart disease?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
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In brief: Not enough blood

Ischemic heart disease is when there is a partial blockage in the coronary arteries (which supply the heart muscle with blood).
This blockage reduces the flow of blood to the point where the coronary arteries cannot meet the demand of the heart muscle with enough oxygen-rich blood.

In brief: Not enough blood

Ischemic heart disease is when there is a partial blockage in the coronary arteries (which supply the heart muscle with blood).
This blockage reduces the flow of blood to the point where the coronary arteries cannot meet the demand of the heart muscle with enough oxygen-rich blood.
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Dr. John Garner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Coronaries!

It refers to any heart disorder caused by partial or complete blockage in the coronary arteries.

In brief: Coronaries!

It refers to any heart disorder caused by partial or complete blockage in the coronary arteries.
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