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How does atherosclerosis affect the function and structure of the cardiovascular system?

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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Target organ damage

Blockage of blood vessels feeding different organs will compromise function of those organs, hence heart attacks, strokes, dementia, kidney damage, gangrene, etc.
, may all derive from atherosclerotic obstruction of vital blood flow to those tissues.

In brief: Target organ damage

Blockage of blood vessels feeding different organs will compromise function of those organs, hence heart attacks, strokes, dementia, kidney damage, gangrene, etc.
, may all derive from atherosclerotic obstruction of vital blood flow to those tissues.
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