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Treatments for Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
- To alleviate immediate angina symptoms
- To improve heart function and prevent permanent heart damage in the future
|Plaque Blocking an Artery|
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Coronary artery disease (CAD). EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated December 16, 2013. Accessed January 28, 2014.
How is coronary heart disease treated? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/cad/treatment.html. Updated August 23, 2012. Accessed January 28, 2014.
- Reviewer: Michael J. Fucci, DO
- Review Date: 09/2013
- Update Date: 01/28/2014