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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Rare genetic variants may raise risk of fatal arrhythmias in patients with less advanced coronary artery disease

Rare genetic variants may raise risk of fatal arrhythmias in patients with less advanced coronary artery disease

Genome editing in vascular endothelial cells made possible with a powerful new delivery system

Genome editing in vascular endothelial cells made possible with a powerful new delivery system

LIVE-AIR trial demonstrates efficacy of Lenzilumab for treatment of COVID patients with decreased oxygen saturation

LIVE-AIR trial demonstrates efficacy of Lenzilumab for treatment of COVID patients with decreased oxygen saturation

Unique nanoparticle can deliver genome editing technology to endothelial cells

Unique nanoparticle can deliver genome editing technology to endothelial cells

Are our bowel habits written in our DNA?

Are our bowel habits written in our DNA?

Worsening brain function linked to deep anesthesia during surgery

Worsening brain function linked to deep anesthesia during surgery

Emergency workers could benefit from regular check-ups, monitoring to prevent heart events at work

Emergency workers could benefit from regular check-ups, monitoring to prevent heart events at work

An assessment of COVID-19 mortality risk using patient biomarker time series

An assessment of COVID-19 mortality risk using patient biomarker time series

Novel AI score predicts risk of death in patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease

Novel AI score predicts risk of death in patients with suspected or known coronary artery disease

High-dose intravenous iron reduces heart attacks in hemodialysis patients

High-dose intravenous iron reduces heart attacks in hemodialysis patients

Study reveals link between recent cannabis use and extremes of nightly sleep duration

Study reveals link between recent cannabis use and extremes of nightly sleep duration

Study finds gaps and gender differences in management of type 2 diabetes

Study finds gaps and gender differences in management of type 2 diabetes

EuroEcho 2021 to highlight latest developments in cardiovascular imaging

EuroEcho 2021 to highlight latest developments in cardiovascular imaging

Simple risk score can help predict contrast-associated kidney injury after PCI

Simple risk score can help predict contrast-associated kidney injury after PCI

Hispanic adults with peripheral artery disease more likely to be admitted to the hospital through the ER

Hispanic adults with peripheral artery disease more likely to be admitted to the hospital through the ER

Therapeutics that target ceramides may help treat cardiometabolic disease

Therapeutics that target ceramides may help treat cardiometabolic disease

Researchers uncover the role of estrogen in exercise

Researchers uncover the role of estrogen in exercise

Three new genetic variants linked to fibromuscular dysplasia

Three new genetic variants linked to fibromuscular dysplasia

Study explores trends in cardiac imaging from 2010 to 2019

Study explores trends in cardiac imaging from 2010 to 2019

Study finds decline in referrals and procedures for common cardiac interventions after COVID-19

Study finds decline in referrals and procedures for common cardiac interventions after COVID-19