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Why is the heart more vulnerable to atherosclerosis than other muscles?

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Dr. Martin Linder
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In brief: Only 1 heart

Interruption of blood flow to any muscle may result in cell death, loss in function and scarring.
If this occurs in the heart the results can be devastating resulting in death or disability due to arrhythmia and congestive heart failure.

In brief: Only 1 heart

Interruption of blood flow to any muscle may result in cell death, loss in function and scarring.
If this occurs in the heart the results can be devastating resulting in death or disability due to arrhythmia and congestive heart failure.
Dr. Martin Linder
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