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What is an abbreviation for coronary artery disease?

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Dr. Andrew Chung
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: CAD

In brief: CAD

Coronary artery disease (cad).
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Dr. Charles Jost
Also, CVD: cardiovascular disease is often used interchangeably.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: CAD

CAD is the abbreviation for coronary artery disease.
The coronaries are abbreviated as follows;lad-left anterior descending, om-obtuse marginal, diag-diagonal, rca-right coronary artery, lm-left main, cx-circumflex, ramus-ramus intermedius, pda-posterior descending artery the word coronary comes from corona or crown. If the heart muscle is removed from the heart, the arteries look like a"corona".

In brief: CAD

CAD is the abbreviation for coronary artery disease.
The coronaries are abbreviated as follows;lad-left anterior descending, om-obtuse marginal, diag-diagonal, rca-right coronary artery, lm-left main, cx-circumflex, ramus-ramus intermedius, pda-posterior descending artery the word coronary comes from corona or crown. If the heart muscle is removed from the heart, the arteries look like a"corona".
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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