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How do thin people end up with coronary arteries so blocked that they need bypass surgery?

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Dr. Daniel Engelman
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Mostly genetic

There are many risk factors for heart disease other than obesity.

In brief: Mostly genetic

There are many risk factors for heart disease other than obesity.
High cholesterol, smoking, diabetes and high blood pressure are all risk factors.
Dr. Daniel Engelman
Dr. Daniel Engelman
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In brief: Depends

It may be due to genetic factors, hypertension and/or smoking.

In brief: Depends

It may be due to genetic factors, hypertension and/or smoking.
Dr. Wesley Marquart
Dr. Wesley Marquart
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