coronary heart diseaseGo to external page http://www.ebi.ac.uk/efo/EFO_0001645
An imbalance between myocardial functional requirements and the capacity of the CORONARY VESSELS to supply sufficient blood flow. It is a form of MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA (insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle) caused by a decreased capacity of the coronary vessels.
Narrowing of the coronary arteries due to fatty deposits inside the arterial walls.
Coronary heart disease is a cardiovascular disease in which there is a failure of coronary circulation to supply adequate circulation to cardiac muscle and surrounding tissue.
Synonyms: CHD (coronary heart disease) Coronary Heart Diseases Heart Diseases, Coronary Diseases, Coronary Heart Disease, Coronary Coronary Artery Disease Diseases, Coronary CORONARY HEART DIS Coronary Diseases Disease, Coronary Heart Coronary Disease CORONARY DIS CHD CHD - Coronary heart disease Heart Disease, Coronary
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