Lecture 14- Atherosclerosis I

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22/01/2010 11:54:00 Atherosclerosis Injured tissue inside artery wall can lead to the formation of plaque.  o Injured tissue on the artery channel become swelled; start to constrict  the opening of the valve. Red blood cells get stuck on the scared tissue. Several RBC pile together to form a thrombosis o Leads to heart attack or stroke Warning of a Heart Attack Discomfort in center of chest. Feels like uncomfortable pressure, squeezing,  fullness or pain Pain or discomfort may radiate to arms, back, neck, jaw or stomach Shortness of breath. May occur with or without chest discomfort. Cold sweat, nausea or lightheadedness. ONLY FIVE MINUTES TO GET TO THE HOSPITAL  Perform CPR during a heart attack Any hope??? YES!! Fat
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