Hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and congestive heart failure

Hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and congestive heart failure

RT is 78-year-old male who presents to his doctor’s office with complaints of abdominal pain. RT has a history of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and congestive heart failure. He complains of abdominal pain that occurs each time he eats. He reports it has become so severe that he has eaten very little for the past week and has actually lost 5 pounds. What do you believe is causing his pain?