Biology - Atherosclerosis

HideShow resource information

1. Endothelium cells become damaged for some reason (eg. from a high blood pressure)

2. Once the inner lining of the arteryis breached, an inflammatory response takes place in which white blood cells leave the vessel and enter the artery wall. Blood cells and chemicals (particularly cholesterol) accumulate here, resulting in the…


No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all Health, illness and disease resources »