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Coronary Artery Disease

Introduction: Coronary Artery Disease

Description of Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease (medical condition): Any of a number of conditions that can affect the heart. Some examples include coronary heart disease, heart attack, cardiovascular disease, ...more

Coronary Artery Disease: See also:

Heart disease:
  »Introduction: Heart disease
  »Symptoms of Heart disease
  »Treatments for Heart disease

Coronary Artery Disease: sclerosis of the arterial walls.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Coronary Artery Disease: Related Topics

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Coronary Artery Disease as a Disease

Coronary Artery Disease: Another name for Heart disease (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Heart disease
  »Symptoms of Heart disease
  »Treatments for Heart disease

Coronary Artery Disease: Related Diseases

Coronary Artery Disease: Coronary Artery Disease is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease (Heart disease)

Some of the symptoms of Coronary Artery Disease incude:

Treatments for Coronary Artery Disease (Heart disease)

Treatments for Coronary Artery Disease (Heart disease) include:

  • Aspirin - low-dose aspirin may be used to avoid heart attacks. However, because of side effects and risks it is not usually recommended for healthy individuals. Rather, mainly for those with existing heart problems or previous conditions.
  • Digitalis - makes the heart pump harder, also helps some heart rhythm problems.
  • ACE inhibitors
  • Beta-blocker
  • Nitrate (including nitroglycerine)

Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease: For more treatment information about Coronary Artery Disease, see treatment of Heart disease (Coronary Artery Disease)

Coronary Artery Disease as a Symptom

Coronary Artery Disease (symptom): Another name for Heart disease.
  »Introduction: Heart disease
  »Causes of Heart disease

Coronary Artery Disease (symptom): Any disease that affects that heart but particularly relating to its own...more »

Coronary Artery Disease (symptom): Cardiovascular disease includes heart disease and stroke. About 57 million Americans live with some form of cardiovascular... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Cardiovascular Disease: CDC-OC)

Coronary heart disease, the most common form of heart disease, affects the blood vessels (or coronary... (Source: excerpt from HEART AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE: NWHIC)

More information on symptom: Heart disease:

Coronary Artery Disease: Related Disease Topics

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Terms Similar to Coronary Artery Disease:

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More specific terms for Coronary Artery Disease:

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Broader terms for Coronary Artery Disease

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The following terms can be used for Coronary Artery Disease

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Hierarchical classifications of Coronary Artery Disease

The following list attempts to classify Coronary Artery Disease into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • arterial sclerosis,arteriosclerosis,coronary-artery disease,hardening of the arteries,induration of the arteries
  • induration,sclerosis
  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state
  • induration,sclerosis
  • pathology
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

Source: WordNet 2.1

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