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Your grandfather, Ozzy Osborne, experienced substernal chest pain upon exertion with increasing frequency over the past 6 months. An electrocardiogram shows ischemic heart disease. He has a total serum cholesterol of 290 mg/dL, there is 75% narrowing of the left anterior descending artery. Which of the following vascular complications is most likely to occur in this patient? a) A systemic artery embolus from a left atrial mural thrombus OR b) A systemic artery embolus from a left ventricular mural thrombus, OR c) A PE

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Your grandfather, Ozzy Osborne, experienced substernal chest pain upon exertion with increasing frequency over the past 6 months. An electrocardiogram shows ischemic heart disease. He has a total serum cholesterol of 290 mg/dL, there is 75% narrowing of the left anterior descending artery. Which of the following vascular complications is most likely to occur in this patient?
a) A systemic artery embolus from a left atrial mural thrombus OR
b) A systemic artery embolus from a left ventricular mural thrombus, OR
c) A PE

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