When does coronary artery perfusion begin?

Answer Coronary artery perfusion occurs when the heart is in diastole, meaning that the heart is dilating and relaxing. The blood leaves the left ventricle and rushes out until the ventricle pressure drop... Read More »

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Coronary artery disease symptoms?

If you are a college student, you are most likely too young for coronary artery disease, but it is possible if you have a family history and/or you're overweight. It could also be other things suc... Read More »

Where is the left main coronary artery?

Leaving the left ventricle, blood enters the aorta. At the beginning of the aorta, at the top of the heart, are "left" and "right" coronary (also called "main") arteries. The left main is on the le... Read More »

What is atherosclerotic coronary artery disease?

Diseases that affect the heart are the leading cause of death in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The most common form of heart disease is arther... Read More »

Folic Acid in Coronary Artery Disease?

Folic acid is the man-made form of folate, a B vitamin found in foods such as beans and citrus. Use of folic acid may help reduce levels of homocysteine, an amino acid associated with the developme... Read More »