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Coronary Artery Disease (ischemic heart disease)
A type of heart disease where narrowing, hardening (sclerosis) or blockage of one or more of the coronary arterial walls that results in decreased blood supply to the heart (ischemia); a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls. Complications includ   (more info - Coronary Artery Disease)

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heart disease (cardiovascular disease)
Disease of the heart or blood vessels, principally cardiac disease, vascular diseases of the brain and kidney, and peripheral arterial disease. Cardiovascular disease is a class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels (arteries, capillaries and veins). The causes are diverse but athe   (more info - heart disease)

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