Unformatted text preview: (or coronary artery disease) refers to the atherosclerosis that causes hardening and narrowing of the coronary arteries. Diseases caused by the reduced blood supply to the heart muscle from coronary atherosclerosis are called coronary heart diseases (CHD). Coronary heart diseases include heart attacks, sudden unexpected death, chest pain ( angina ), abnormal heart rhythms, and heart failure due to weakening of the heart muscle....
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- Spring '10
- Biology, Atherosclerosis, Atheroma, coronary atherosclerosis