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what is distal coronary heart disease

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I have coronary heart disease. My doctor said I had distal heart disease.

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Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Kerry replied 11 years ago.
Hello

Distal Disease
Denotes blockage in the narrow sections of a coronary Artery.


Diffuse distal disease
A type of heart disease that occurs when the entire portion of the artery delivering blood to the muscle becomes blocked.


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Click here to read more. It basically says the above statement, but there are links to learn more about heart disease.


I cannot find much else in doing research for you. I highly recommend you speak to your doctor again and ask for a thorough explanation as well as a plan.


Hope that helps,


Kerry



Expert:  Kerry replied 11 years ago.

Hello


Just wondering if you have more questions. I'm here for you if you do.


If not, please consider clicking on the green accept button to close the question and for my ratings.


Thanks in advance,


Kerry

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