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The hardening of arteries.
A weak spot on an artery that bursts.
Damage to heart muscle which leads to decreased blood flow and decreased oxygen to the heart.
A mass that clogs an artery formed by buildup of cholesterol in the artery.
A clot that forms in a vessel and sticks to a plaque.
A clot that forms at the site of a plaque then floats into the bloodstream.
A condition in which blood is too high in lipoproteins and causes buildup in arteries.
Cholesterol in the blood such as high-density ("good" cholesterol) and low-density lipoproteins ("bad" cholesterol).
Treatment of blocked arteries that involves a section of artery being stitched to the aorta and to a section of vessel below the blocked area.
Treatment of blocked arteries that involves inflating a balloon inside an artery to condense a plaque to increase blood flow.