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What are the causes of coronary artery blockage?

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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Several

There are a number of risk factors that lead to plaque in the coronary arteries which is the reason for the blockage.
Some of these are smoking, high blood pressure, unhealthy diet, an abnormally high cholesterol, lack of exercise, and obesity. There are also hereditary factors.

In brief: Several

There are a number of risk factors that lead to plaque in the coronary arteries which is the reason for the blockage.
Some of these are smoking, high blood pressure, unhealthy diet, an abnormally high cholesterol, lack of exercise, and obesity. There are also hereditary factors.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Plaque

In brief: Plaque

Plaque called atherosclerosis.
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
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Dr. Rodney Del Valle
Anesthesiology

In brief: Multifactorial

A plague formation that occlude the artery.
Compose of cholesterol, fibrin products, calcium, inflammatory cells and mediators etc. Started by an injury at the intima, the inner part of the artery. Then the plague formation. Risk are increase age, smoking, high cholesterol and ldl, htn, diabetes.

In brief: Multifactorial

A plague formation that occlude the artery.
Compose of cholesterol, fibrin products, calcium, inflammatory cells and mediators etc. Started by an injury at the intima, the inner part of the artery. Then the plague formation. Risk are increase age, smoking, high cholesterol and ldl, htn, diabetes.
Dr. Rodney Del Valle
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