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Can you please explain why coronary and carotid are the first arteries to be affected, not subclavian or others?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Symptoms

Because of the sensitivity of what is being perfused, we notice disease in heart, brain and kidney vessels more than others.
Atherosclerosis doesn't necessarily affect them earlier however.

In brief: Symptoms

Because of the sensitivity of what is being perfused, we notice disease in heart, brain and kidney vessels more than others.
Atherosclerosis doesn't necessarily affect them earlier however.
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
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