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7 Forms of CVD • CHD - coronary heart disease and heart attacks – plaque build up in coronary arteries • Fig 11.4 – Angina Pectoris - pain in heart with exertion - due to low O 2 – thrombus - clot - can completely occlude flow - heart attack - cell death in area with inadequate flow
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Unformatted text preview: myocardial infarction (MI) - heart attack Diagnosed with stress or exercise test on treadmill Use ECG - electrocardiogram to observe electrical response of heart to increasing demand....
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