Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the narrowing of the coronary arteries, which supply blood to the heart. This limits the amount of blood the heart muscle receives and causes chest pain at rest or during exertion. CAD causes several serious heart problems such as heart attack, heart failure, life-threatening abnormal heartbeats and limited exercise tolerance due to chest pain or shortness of breath.
Carle expert physicians in the Coronary Artery Disease Program help patients who:
What We Do
If you have coronary artery disease, we provide four components to your care:
With doctors practicing in 80 specialties at locations throughout the region, it’s easy to find the right healthcare team at Carle. Our mission is to serve people through high quality care, medical research and education.