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What do the coronary arteries and veins do?
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Dr. John Landi
Phlebology
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In brief: Coronary A/V
The coronary arteries take blood from the aorta to the heart and the coronary veins drain the blood from the heart.
The heart is a muscle, therefore, it requires blood to function. When a coronary artery becomes blocked then a heart attack can occur.

In brief: Coronary A/V
The coronary arteries take blood from the aorta to the heart and the coronary veins drain the blood from the heart.
The heart is a muscle, therefore, it requires blood to function. When a coronary artery becomes blocked then a heart attack can occur.
Dr. John Landi
Dr. John Landi
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Dr. Louis Grenzer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Carry blood to heart
The arteries carry blood and oxygen to the heart muscle itself and the veins bring the blood back to the heart where it passes through the lungs and gets more oxygen.

In brief: Carry blood to heart
The arteries carry blood and oxygen to the heart muscle itself and the veins bring the blood back to the heart where it passes through the lungs and gets more oxygen.
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Dr. Louis Grenzer
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Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology
In brief: Circulate blood
Coronary arteries circulate blood to heart muscle and the veins drain the blood from the heart muscle.

In brief: Circulate blood
Coronary arteries circulate blood to heart muscle and the veins drain the blood from the heart muscle.
Dr. Thomas Wright
Dr. Thomas Wright
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