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143cvhealth5 - • Progression fig 11-3 – fatty streaks...

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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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