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CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE (CVD)

 

Disease affecting the heart and circulation caused when arteries are narrowed by atherosclerosis [link to atherosclerosis]. This includes coronary heart disease (angina and myocardial infarction), stroke and peripheral vascular disease.

See also Acute coronary syndrome, Atherosclerosis, Stroke, Peripheral vascular disease 

NICE CG181. Cardiovascular disease: risk assessment and reduction, including lipid modification; 2014 (updated 2016) https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg181

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