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Do medicines reduce the percentage of blocked arteries?
submitted by Edrees from Mazar on 2/11/2014
by Texas Heart Institute cardiovascular surgeon, Denton A. Cooley, MD
In general, medications do not relieve blocked arteries but can increase collateral flow to distal parts.
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Updated February 2014