Causes of heart attack, illustration

Causes of heart attack, illustration

C028/9095 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 60.1MB

Downloadable file size: 648.4KB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Causes of heart attack. Computer illustration of a human heart, showing two common causes of damage to the coronary arteries (red), resulting in a heart attack (myocardial infarction). 1. Atherosclerotic plaque causing narrowing and blockage of the coronary artery. 2. Spontaneous tearing in the coronary artery wall. Both of these conditions result in an interruption in the blood supply to the heart muscle tissue (myocardium). This means the heart no longer receives oxygen and starts to die, causing a heart attack.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: abnormal, aneurism, aneurysm, arteries, artwork, atherosclerosis, blockage, blocked, blood vessel, cardiological, cardiology, cardiovascular system, cause, causes, condition, coronary artery, cut out, cut outs, cut-out, cut-outs, cutout, cutouts, damage, damaged, disorder, healthcare, heart attack, human body, illustration, medical, medicine, myocardial infarction, myocardium, narrow, narrowed, no-one, nobody, oxygen supply, plaque, stenosed, stenosis, tearing, torn, unhealthy, vascular system, vasculature, vessels, white background

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.