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About heart

Coronary artery disease (CAD)

Coronary artery disease (CAD), also known as coronary heart disease (CHD), occurs when the coronary arteries (the blood vessels that supply oxygen-rich blood to the heart muscle) gradually become narrowed or blocked by plaque (a combination of fatty material, calcium, scar tissue, and proteins) deposits.

Pulmonary thromboembolism

Pulmonary thromboembolism is the sudden obstruction of a lung artery due to a blood clot that dislodged somewhere else in the body.

Cardiomyopathy - from Natural Standard

Cardiomyopathy refers to several diseases that affect the myocardium (heart muscle) and are associated with mechanical and/or electrical dysfunction.

Heart disease and HIV/AIDS

Patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk of developing heart disease.

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