Coronary Artery Disease and the Elderly

The most common type of heart disease, a condition in which the major blood vessels that supply the heart with blood, oxygen and nutrients become damaged or diseased.

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  • What Is Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting?

    Coronary artery bypass grafting is a type of surgery called revascularization, used to improve blood flow to the heart in people with severe coronary artery disease

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  • Understanding Coronary Artery Disease

    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a condition in which plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries. Learn more about what CAD is and how to treat coronary artery disease.

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  • Heart Attack: Warning Signs and Risk Factors

    What causes a heart attack, and what are a senior's chances of surviving one? The key is to act immediately.

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  • How Old is Your Heart?

    Cholesterol, blood pressure, family history--top cardiac experts disagree which measurements of heart health are most important. Discover the other factor that doctors often overlook.

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