143cvhealth5 - Progression - fig 11-3 fatty streaks, lipid...

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5 Forms of CVD • Atherosclerosis • Slow, progressive hardening and narrowing of the arteries – Fat and cholesterol deposits – plaques accumulate, arteries lose elasticity – restrict blood flow and increase resistance
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Unformatted text preview: Progression - fig 11-3 fatty streaks, lipid filled plaques, scar tissue dec blood flow, ischemia (poor O 2 delivery)...
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