What is a concept map of coronary artery disease?

Anatomy. Hello noni -- i think you are referring to a coronary anatomy -- so for every procedure and surgery, the surgeon must know the anatomy of the organ they are trying to operate -- and in case of coronary anatomy, they vary some, so diagnostic evaluation is done preceding any surgical contemplation.

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What is coronary artery disease?

Atherosclerosis. Fatty plaque buildup in the walls of coronary arteries that result in decreased flow of blood to the muscle of your heart is coronary artery disease. Read more...
Atherosclerosis. CAD is atherosclerosis (known to start ~age 7), an accumulation of white blood cells in the walls of the heart arteries, with artery enlargement (protects blood flow for decades) ; subsequent plaque ruptures with debris+clots downstream + local clots which narrow artery opening producing permanent muscle damage, angina, progressive heart muscle weakness ; ?ing arrhythmias. Angio;stress tests miss. Read more...

Is coronary artery disease inherited?

Sort of. Yes it runs in families so if your parents have it you are more likely to also. This is partly because risk factors such as diabetes are also inherited. It is very complicated however, much more so than hair or eye color for instance because there are so many factors to consider. Read more...
Human Dominant . Atherosclerosis, an accumulation of white blood cells in the walls of arteries, typically starts in childhood & is primarily driven by lipoproteins (proteins which transport fat in the water outside cells) is dominant human behavior yet typically ignored for decades because it remains asymptomatic until plaque ruptures releases debris, triggers clots & suddenly block blood flow. Also other issues. Read more...

Can children have coronary artery disease?

Unlikely. CAD is secondary to cholesterol and calcium building up in the walls of arteries. While it is possible to occur in children or young adults due to hereditary or congenital problems, it is overwhelmingly a disease of middle aged to older adults. Read more...