Treatments for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) and Angina
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- To alleviate immediate angina symptoms
- To improve heart function and prevent permanent heart damage in the future
Plaque Blocking an Artery
Treatment involves the following:
American Heart Association website. Available at: http://www.americanheart.org .
Cardiovascular disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/HeartDisease/ . Updated April 2009. Accessed June 18, 2009.
Libby P, Braunwald E. Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine. 8th ed. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 2007.
Last reviewed July 2010 by ]]>Michael J. Fucci, DO]]>
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