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Difference between peripheral artery disease and coronary artery disease?

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In brief: Ok

Peripheral is not heart or head.
Coronary is only heart. Both are affected by atherosclerosis, and blood vessel obstruction.

In brief: Ok

Peripheral is not heart or head.
Coronary is only heart. Both are affected by atherosclerosis, and blood vessel obstruction.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: CAD

CAD is the same as pvd, it just is the term for the same disease located in the coronary arteries.
The disease is all over the body.

In brief: CAD

CAD is the same as pvd, it just is the term for the same disease located in the coronary arteries.
The disease is all over the body.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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