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What does coronary occlusion acute, arterio-sclerotic cardio vascular disease and acute myocardial infarction mean?

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Dr. John Garner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: the same thing

Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease means blockages in the coronary arteries.
The manifestation of coronary artery blockage is a heart attack. When this happen suddenly, we say it is acute.

In brief: the same thing

Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease means blockages in the coronary arteries.
The manifestation of coronary artery blockage is a heart attack. When this happen suddenly, we say it is acute.
Dr. John Garner
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In brief: Atherosclerosis

In general, we are talking about hardening of the arteries.
But cardiovascular is an inclusive term -covers heart and arteries and veins everywhere in the overall. There are congenital and acquired cv issues there are arterial and venous items obstruction aneurysm av malformations deep vein thrombosis clotting issues including blockage of the heart-coronary arteries and heart attack.

In brief: Atherosclerosis

In general, we are talking about hardening of the arteries.
But cardiovascular is an inclusive term -covers heart and arteries and veins everywhere in the overall. There are congenital and acquired cv issues there are arterial and venous items obstruction aneurysm av malformations deep vein thrombosis clotting issues including blockage of the heart-coronary arteries and heart attack.
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