Coronary heart disease, clogged arteries and atherosclerosis
Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Pathology and Prevention
Atherosclerosis - Pathophysiology
Atherosclerosis is a disease in which the inside of an artery narrows due to the build up of plaque. Initially, there are generally no symptoms. When severe, it can result in coronary artery disease, stroke, peripheral artery disease, or kidney problems, depending on which arteries are affected. Symptoms, if they occur, generally do not begin until middle age.