What is the meaning of CAD? And What is the meaning of angina pectoris?

What is the meaning of  CAD? And
What is the meaning of angina pectoris?  


1 Answers

Apurva Sharma
220 Points
5 years ago
1)CAD is Coronary Artery disease. in this disease one or more arteries that supply blood to heart get blocked. the blockage is mainly due to Arherosclerosis( hardening of arteries due to deposition of Fat, Cholesterol and calcium. the lumen of arteries get narrow)
ANGINA PECTORIS: The term ‘angina pectoris’ means chest pain. it is acute chest pain appears when enough oxygen is not reaching the heart muscle.

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