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How many coronary arteries are there in the body?
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Dr. Christopher White
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Four major ones.
There are four major coronary arteries, the left main (lm)' the left anterior descending (lad), the circumflex (lcx), and the right (rca).
They branch into many smaller arteries. The lm is considered the most important because it is usually the largest. The lad is usually the next most important.

In brief: Four major ones.
There are four major coronary arteries, the left main (lm)' the left anterior descending (lad), the circumflex (lcx), and the right (rca).
They branch into many smaller arteries. The lm is considered the most important because it is usually the largest. The lad is usually the next most important.
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Three
Three ; the lad, short for left anerior descending, circ , short for circumflex, and the right coronary arteries.

In brief: Three
Three ; the lad, short for left anerior descending, circ , short for circumflex, and the right coronary arteries.
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