Treatments of CHD(Coronary Heart Disease)

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  • Treatments of CHD(Coronary Heart Disease)
    • Stents
      • Advantages
        • stops liver producing lots of cholesterol
      • Disadvantage
        • Body might reject it.
        • Risk of infection
        • damage to the body cells
      • A stent is a tiny tube that your doctor can insert into a blocked passageway to keep it open. The stent restores the flow of blood or other fluids, depending on where it's placed. Stents are made of either metal or plastic. Stent grafts are larger stents used for larger arteries.
    • Statins
      • Disadvantage
        • Must take the pills every day, not taking pills adds more fatty deposits to your lumin and increases risk of sickness, due to your body becoming dependant on the drug.
      • Advantage
        • Statins help prevent cholesterol from forming in the liver. They may also help lower triglycerides and increase HDL levels.
      • medicines that you have to take to reduce the amount of fatty deposits /cholesterol in the blood (and/or coronary artery)


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