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What are the risks of atherosclerosis?
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Dr. Bart Denys
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Atheroscleros
This is a disease of the arteries and can affect all of them..
. The major problems depend upon the blood vessels affected and include heart attack, stroke, kidney failure leading to dialysis, and loss of limb.

In brief: Atheroscleros
This is a disease of the arteries and can affect all of them..
. The major problems depend upon the blood vessels affected and include heart attack, stroke, kidney failure leading to dialysis, and loss of limb.
Dr. Bart Denys
Dr. Bart Denys
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Preventive Medicine
In brief: Debility & Death
Statistically, it is the most common mechanism of debility and death in all first world countries.
Atherosclerosis typically starts in childhood yet typically remains asymptomatic for decades; until plaque ruptures, clots and/or aneurysms develop. Atherosclerosis is more problematic in some people & families than others; genetics, life styles, mental issues, etc. All related to progression rates.

In brief: Debility & Death
Statistically, it is the most common mechanism of debility and death in all first world countries.
Atherosclerosis typically starts in childhood yet typically remains asymptomatic for decades; until plaque ruptures, clots and/or aneurysms develop. Atherosclerosis is more problematic in some people & families than others; genetics, life styles, mental issues, etc. All related to progression rates.
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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