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What is the relationship between coronary artery disease, coronary heart disease, and ischaemic heart disease?

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Dr Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic
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In brief: All related

Ischemic heart disease is caused by coronary artery disease.
Some people call coronary artery disease coronary heart disease. When a coronary artery closes up, the heart tissie it supplied may die and that is called a heart attack. The dead heart tissue scars down, when there is a lot of damaged tissue the heart may start failing and that is called ischemic heart disease.

In brief: All related

Ischemic heart disease is caused by coronary artery disease.
Some people call coronary artery disease coronary heart disease. When a coronary artery closes up, the heart tissie it supplied may die and that is called a heart attack. The dead heart tissue scars down, when there is a lot of damaged tissue the heart may start failing and that is called ischemic heart disease.
Dr Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr Mario Matos-Cruz
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Dr Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Same thing

These are three names for the same disorder.

In brief: Same thing

These are three names for the same disorder.
Dr Francis Uricchio
Dr Francis Uricchio
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