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Coronary Heart Disease (cont.)

Outlook

Recovery from coronary heart disease depends on many factors.

  • Extent of coronary artery disease and number of coronary arteries involved
  • History of previous heart attacks or bypass surgery
  • Capacity for exercise or exertion
  • Heart function - How well the heart contracts
  • Acuteness of symptoms - The need to visit an emergency department with angina, unstable angina, or heart attack
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/22/2014
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