cardiovascular disease

  • Created by: rxbyw
  • Created on: 18-01-19 18:45

cardiovascular disease:

disease of the heart or blood vessels

coronary heart disease is when arteries get blocked by layers of fatty materials building up

this causes arteries to become narrow blood flow is restricted and theres a lack of oxygen to the heart musle resulting in a heart attack


wire mesh tubes

inserted inside arteries to widen them so blood can pass through to the heart muscles

useful for people with coronary heart disease

this keeps the person's heart beating


recovery time is quick

lowers risk of heart attack

effective for a long time


risk of developing blood clot-thrombosis

risk of complications


reduce amount of bad cholesterol

too much bad cholesterol cause fatty deposits to form in arteries


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