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Where does coronary artery disease originate?

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Dr. Bart Denys
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: CAD

Coronary artery disease, just as disease in other arteries, is the result of a long time process initiated by: 1.
Genetic pre-disposition 2. Uncontrolled/untreated high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol/triglycerides 3. Smoking, obesity, lack of exercise, stress.

In brief: CAD

Coronary artery disease, just as disease in other arteries, is the result of a long time process initiated by: 1.
Genetic pre-disposition 2. Uncontrolled/untreated high blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol/triglycerides 3. Smoking, obesity, lack of exercise, stress.
Dr. Bart Denys
Dr. Bart Denys
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Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: In the coronaries

When an atheromatous plaque secondary to atherosclerosis, occurs in the coronary arteries it is called coronary artery disease.
Arteriosclesosis affects all the arterial system. The location of the lesions is unique to the individual.

In brief: In the coronaries

When an atheromatous plaque secondary to atherosclerosis, occurs in the coronary arteries it is called coronary artery disease.
Arteriosclesosis affects all the arterial system. The location of the lesions is unique to the individual.
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
Dr. Mario Matos-Cruz
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