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Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis

(Science: cardiology, pathology) The progressive narrowing and hardening of the arteries over time.

this is known to occur to some degree with aging, but other risk factors that accelerate this process have been identified.

These factors include: high cholesterol, high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes and family history for atherosclerotic disease.


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development of unstable atherosclerosis

Arrange the available phrases in the correct sequence in the development of unstable atherosclerosis in by dragging and dropping the phrases into the boxes. 1. ↓ 2. ↓ 3. ↓ 4. ↓ 5. Plasmin causes the thrombus to detach from the endothelium Cholesterol is synthesised ...

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by zak
Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:41 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: development of unstable atherosclerosis
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unstable atherosclerosis

Arrange the available phrases in the correct sequence in the development of unstable atherosclerosis in by dragging and dropping the phrases into the boxes. 1. ↓ 2. ↓ 3. ↓ 4. ↓ 5. Plasmin causes the thrombus to detach from the endothelium Cholesterol is synthesised ...

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by zak
Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:29 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: unstable atherosclerosis
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some bloody questions

... by releasing ……………….. which act(s) on the …………………to restore the correct level of perfusion. ATP / oxygen / protein / glucose Vasoconstriction / Atherosclerosis / Ischaemia Vasodilators / endothelin / glyceryl trinitrate Arterioles / capillaries / arteries i need help plz

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by zak
Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:02 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: some bloody questions
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Cholesterol, HDL, Fibrous Plaques

In atherosclerosis related plaques, once they progress to the stage where a fibrous cap is formed, are the macrophages or whatever other cholesterol accumulating cells/things there may be in the plaques still exposed to HDL ...

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by fishfood
Wed May 18, 2011 3:59 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Cholesterol, HDL, Fibrous Plaques
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Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

... several afflictions of the cardiovascular system - the heart and blood vessels of the body. These afflictions are Coronary Heart Disease (CHD), Atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis, Angina, Coronary Thrombosis and Myocardial Infarction and Stroke. Apart from the high mortality rate - it is estimated ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:48 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cardiovascular disease (CVD)
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