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Heart With Muscle Damage and a Blocked Artery

Figure A is an overview of a heart and coronary artery showing damage (dead heart muscle) caused by a heart attack.

Figure B is a cross-section of the coronary artery with plaque buildup and a blood clot resulting from plaque rupture.

 

More info on heart disease in women: www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hdw

 

More info on heart attack: www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/heartattack

 

Credit: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health

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Uploaded on March 8, 2017