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Coronary Artery Disease and Heart failure

General Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) patients tend to be overweight or obese having high body fat in the upper body. CAD is damage to or malfunction of the heart caused by narrowing or blockage of the coronary arteries which supply blood to the heart muscle. Most commons features of CAD are angina pectoris (chest pain caused by insufficient blood supply to the heart muscle) and cute myocardial infarction (heart attack).

Some characteristics changes on Body Composition in Coronary Artery Disease and Heart failure patients

Monitoring Body Composition

Monitoring Body composition of this group of people during recovery is very important as these patients experience loss from all body compartments and diminished bone mineral contents and lean body mass including fat mass.

The routine use of Maltron Analysers as screening tool could help identify these diseases at a much earlier stage and help implement effect treatment helping sufferers return to a normality