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Myocardial infarction, coronary artery with thrombus, atheromatous plaques, treatments. The atheromatous plaques (yellow) in the wall of the coronary artery cause coronary disease. Treatments act on platelets to prevent platelet aggregation, on the secretion of aldosterone by the kidneys and adrenals, but also upstream, on the liver by limiting the synthesis of cholesterol at the origin of atheromatous plaques.
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