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What vessel is considered the "widowmaker" ? 

What vessel are you talking about when told you had a 99% occlusion of the widowmaker?

submitted by Sherry from North Dakota on 1/21/2014


by Texas Heart Institute cardiovascular surgeon, J. Michael Duncan, MD    

J. Michael Duncan, MDThe left anterior descending (LAD) coronary artery is often referred to as the "widowmaker".  

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