Is CAD a heart disease?

Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most common type of heart disease in the United States. It is sometimes called coronary heart disease or ischemic heart disease. For some people, the first sign of CAD is a heart attack. You and your health care team may be able to help reduce your risk for CAD.

How long can you live with triple vessel disease?

The mean follow-up period was 8.4 years. The 5- and 10-year survival rates were 80.7% and 64.2%, respectively. Cardiac death occurred in 73 patients (36.9%) and nonfatal cardiac events developed in 60 patients (30.9%) during follow-up.

Which of the following is a common treatment for CAD?

Nitroglycerin. Nitroglycerin tablets, sprays and patches can control chest pain by temporarily dilating your coronary arteries and reducing your heart’s demand for blood. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs).

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