Articles Cardiovascular Disease Testing & Diagnosis

Understanding Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis, or plaque, is the process in which the arteries in the body become narrowed. Unstable plaque can sometimes rupture and lead to blood clots which cause a heart attack. In nerd speak, atherosclerosis is referred to as atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD). Understanding Plaque and Angina Symptoms It’s normal for patients to have some plaque […]