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What causes coronary heart disease?

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Dr. Nassir Azimi
Interventional Cardiology
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In brief: Cholesterol

Cholesterol builds up in the wall of the arteries resulting in progressive narrowing.
This process is accelerated by smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, inflammation (high c-reactive protein), and oxidative damage through aging.

In brief: Cholesterol

Cholesterol builds up in the wall of the arteries resulting in progressive narrowing.
This process is accelerated by smoking, diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, inflammation (high c-reactive protein), and oxidative damage through aging.
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Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Confused

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