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Coronary Artery Disease

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Kimberly Coleman

on 29 March 2014

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Transcript of Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease
CAD/CHD
Presented By:
Marianne Montejo
Christina Millan
Itzel Martinez
Kemar Martin
Shawntisha McCown
Kimberly Coleman
Epidimeology
Etiology
Plaque Buildup
High Blood Pressure
Smoking
Diabetes
Overweight / Obesity
Poor Diet
Physical Inactivity
Excessive Alcohol Consumption
Clinical Manifestations
Complications
Diagnosis (Methods)
Physical examination
Medical history
Vital signs
Laboratory tests
Electrocardiogram
Echocardiograms
Stress tests
Coronary Angiogram
What is CAD?
Stenosis or blockage of the coronary arteries and vessels
Treatment & Prevention
Prevention
Hypertension
Exercise, weight management, diet, avoid smoking, manage stress
Education
Medication
Procedural / Surgical Treatment
CAD is one of the leading causes of death globally.
The total number of deaths due to cardiovascular disease read 17.3 million a year.
Angina
Chest pain or discomfort
Shortness of breath
Symptom of heart failure
Heart weakness
Heart attack

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Heart failure

Occurs when the heart cannot adequately pump blood around the body
When coronary arteries are so narrow that blood supply to cardiac muscles are completely cut off
Heart Attack
Myocardial Infarction
When the heart cannot pump blood efficiently, blood supply to the brain may be limited.
Stroke
Clots in the coronary arteries may not always be localized to the coronary arteries but may break off and spred to vessels within their paths such as pulmonary artery.
Pulmonary
Embolism
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