coronary collateral circulation theory

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A theory that suggests that regular exercise can improve the blood supply to the heart by coronary collateral vascularization and thus reduce the risk of heart attack. It is suggested that when a coronary artery is blocked, additional arteries can form a natural by-pass from one side of the blocked artery to the other.

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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