Animation: Atheroma in the artery

Watch or download our animation showing the development of atheroma in the artery

You can see how cholesterol accumulates in the bloodstream, triggering an immune response and resulting in the formation of a blood clot.

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About this resource

This resource was first published in ‘Food and Diet’ in June 2011 and reviewed and updated in August 2016.

Health, infection and disease
Food and Diet
Education levels:
16–19, Continuing professional development