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Recent cardiogram results
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Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) (aka: Coronary Artery Disease (CAD); Atherosclerosis; is the leading cause of death worldwide. It is a disease in which a waxy substance called plaque (plak) builds up inside the coronary arteries. These arteries supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart muscle. Over time, CHD can weaken the heart muscle and lead to heart failure or irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmia). The purpose of the community is to share support and information with Coronary Heart Disease patients, their loved ones, and caregivers.

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Recent cardiogram results

Part of one sentence of the report is not entirely clear to me and I wondered if someone might be able to help me understand. "...a 70% stenosis in the distal RCA prior to the crux."
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This means you have 70% of the main artery on the right side of your heart at the point where the ventricles and atrium (Lower and Upper chambers) are separated.

Did your doctor suggest a treatment?

Jon
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