Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary artery disease is the most common type of heart disease and the leading cause of death worldwide. It occurs when the arteries that supply blood to the heart become narrowed or blocked by a buildup of "plaque" - cholesterol or other fatty deposits that build on the inner wall of the artery.
What is Coronary Artery Disease?

Coronary artery disease is another term used for atherosclerotic heart disease, a condition caused by a narrowing, hardening and furring of the walls of the coronary arteries.

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LMU study identifies dual genetic pathways increasing cardiovascular disease risk

LMU study identifies dual genetic pathways increasing cardiovascular disease risk

CONVINCE trial reveals the effect of long-term colchicine on recurrent stroke and cardiovascular events

CONVINCE trial reveals the effect of long-term colchicine on recurrent stroke and cardiovascular events

New joint guideline highlights importance of coordinated care for peripheral artery disease

New joint guideline highlights importance of coordinated care for peripheral artery disease

PlaqueTec and the Babraham Institute collaborate on early phase target discovery and development

PlaqueTec and the Babraham Institute collaborate on early phase target discovery and development

Metabolomic analysis sheds light on gut microbes' role in cardiovascular disease risk

Metabolomic analysis sheds light on gut microbes' role in cardiovascular disease risk

Protein marker unveiled for identifying blood vessel repair cells

Protein marker unveiled for identifying blood vessel repair cells

New data reveals optimal timing for percutaneous coronary intervention in TAVR patients

New data reveals optimal timing for percutaneous coronary intervention in TAVR patients

Artificial intelligence expands diagnostic horizons in coronary angiography

Artificial intelligence expands diagnostic horizons in coronary angiography

Inflammatory disease not major risk factors for severe COVID-19, focus on comorbidities urged

Inflammatory disease not major risk factors for severe COVID-19, focus on comorbidities urged

Exploring the potential of ketogenic diets in managing epilepsy

Exploring the potential of ketogenic diets in managing epilepsy

Research reveals undertreatment of women with heart disease

Research reveals undertreatment of women with heart disease

National study links air pollution to increased risk of heart attacks in Poland

National study links air pollution to increased risk of heart attacks in Poland

Younger adults with atrial fibrillation face higher rates of heart failure and stroke

Younger adults with atrial fibrillation face higher rates of heart failure and stroke

The relationship between calcium consumption at various times of the day and cardiovascular disease

The relationship between calcium consumption at various times of the day and cardiovascular disease

Study provides valuable insights into the DCB-only strategy for left main coronary artery disease

Study provides valuable insights into the DCB-only strategy for left main coronary artery disease

Periodontal treatment after heart rhythm ablation may reduce AFib recurrence

Periodontal treatment after heart rhythm ablation may reduce AFib recurrence

Chronic low-level inflammation may be a contributor to both depression and heart disease

Chronic low-level inflammation may be a contributor to both depression and heart disease

Preventive PCI reduces cardiac event risks in patients with high-risk plaque

Preventive PCI reduces cardiac event risks in patients with high-risk plaque

Treating early-stage heart failure in diabetic patients: Insights from ARISE-HF trial

Treating early-stage heart failure in diabetic patients: Insights from ARISE-HF trial

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