coronary-artery disease

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Noun1.coronary-artery disease - sclerosis of the arterial wallscoronary-artery disease - sclerosis of the arterial walls  
atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving fatty deposits (atheromas) inside the arterial walls, thus narrowing the arteries
arteriosclerosis obliterans - a stage of arteriosclerosis involving closure of blood vessels
induration, sclerosis - any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue
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Now that HIV-infected people are living longer, however, their medical histories hint that they face an increased risk of coronary-artery disease.
The procedure, known as an off-pump coronary artery bypass, is performed on select patients with coronary-artery disease.
Coronary-artery disease, representing a multibillion-dollar market opportunity, is a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, with two major categories of treatment.