Coronary Atherosclerosis

Arteriosclerosis is a cardiovascular disease, Thickening and loss of elasticity of the coronary arteries leads to a progressive insuffiency of the artheries,plaque builds up in the coronary arteries. These arteries supply oxygen-rich blood to your heart. When blood flow to your heart is reduced or blocked, it can lead to chest pain and heart attack. CAD also is called heart disease, and it's the leading cause of death in the United States.




Arteriosclerosis is a disease in which the fatty materials is deposited on the wall of the artery, normally walls on the artery was smooth allowing blood to flow blood un-pleted ,however if damaged occurs to interlining ,Fat ,cholesterol platelets other substances may accumulate in damaged section of the arterial wall, eventually the tissue buildup up and plaque is formed narrowing the lumen of the artery ,when narrowing is severe there is risk vessel becoming blocked completely ,If the thrombus formed is diseased segment

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