Atherosclerosis is a pathological condition of the coronary arteries clinically manifested as cardiovascular disease, the major cause of death in the industrialized world. Coronary heart disease (CHD) and cerebrovascular disease (CVD), both of which are atherosclerotic diseases, cause more death, disability, and economic loss in the United States than any other disease.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||9|
|Journal||Seminars in perioperative nursing|
|State||Published - Jul 1999|
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