Arteriosclerosis Support Group

Atherosclerosis is a disease affecting the arterial blood vessel. It is commonly referred to as a "hardening" or "furring" of the arteries. It is caused by the formation of multiple plaques within the arteries... Pathologically, the atheromatous plaque is divided into three distinct components: The atheroma ("lump of porridge", from Athera, porridge in Greek,) is the...

Heart, Blood & Circulation
Arteriosclerosis Support Group