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What causes coronary artery disease?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Cholesterol

Most, but not all, coronary artery disease he is due to cholesterol buildup within the walls of the coronary arteries in the heart.

In brief: Cholesterol

Most, but not all, coronary artery disease he is due to cholesterol buildup within the walls of the coronary arteries in the heart.
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Andrew Chung
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: EAT

Epicardial adipose tissue (eat) which is vat (visceral adipose tissue) on the surface of the heart.
Everywhere there is eat, there will be blockage in the coronary artery underneath it.

In brief: EAT

Epicardial adipose tissue (eat) which is vat (visceral adipose tissue) on the surface of the heart.
Everywhere there is eat, there will be blockage in the coronary artery underneath it.
Dr. Andrew Chung
Dr. Andrew Chung
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