Atherosclerosis is a chronic disease in which the arteries are affected and the fat and protein metabolism in the vascular tissues is disturbed. Atherosclerosis progresses over many years and causes cardiovascular diseases: hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, myocardial infarction – and peripheral vascular disease.
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Heart disease in newborns, or congenital heart disease, is a variety of anatomical anomalies that have arisen in the structures of the heart and large vessels during fetal development. Heart defects in newborns are hard, they are often associated with circulatory failure.
Doctors secrete “blue” and “white” heart defects, depending on whether the disease is accompanied by cyanosis – blue skin and mucous membranes, which in turn is determined by the low content of oxygen in the blood and high – carbon dioxide. Continue reading