143cvhealth5

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

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
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
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Progression - fig 11-3 fatty streaks, lipid filled plaques, scar tissue dec blood flow, ischemia (poor O 2 delivery)...
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online