Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is characterized by the accumulation of fatty deposits along the innermost layer of the coronary arteries. The fatty deposits may develop in childhood and continue to thicken and enlarge throughout life. This thickening, called atherosclerosis, narrows the arteries and can decrease or block the flow of blood to the heart.
Symptoms may include:
Causes may include:
Treatment may include:
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