Heart Attack Due to Atherosclerosis

Heart Attack Due to Atherosclerosis

atherosclerosis is a life-threatening disease that may have begun to develop during childhood this condition is a process in which deposits of fatty material, call plaque, build up inside the walls of arteries reducing, or completely blocking, blood flow. although the exact causes of atherosclerosis are not clear many scientists think it begins with damage …

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How a heart attack occurs

How a heart attack occurs

This animation will show how atherosclerosis develops in the heart. Click the navigation arrows below the animation screen to play, pause, rewind or fast-forward the animation. This animation contains sound. Atherosclerosis is the process by which arteries become gradually narrowed and hardened. If this happens in the arteries that supply the heart it causes coronary …

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