Coronary artery disease or CAD (also known as ischemic
The heart is a muscle that pumps blood throughout the body. To function properly, the heart must receive oxygen. Oxygen is supplied to the heart by coronary arteries that wrap around the surface of the heart. Coronary Artery Disease is generally due to the buildup of plaque or lesions in...
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
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