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Blocked coronary artery, post-mortem. The coronary arteries supply oxygenated blood to the heart muscle. Lack of oxygen can lead to tissue death and myocardial infarction (heart attack), which can be fatal. Post-mortem examinations, also known as autopsies, are carried out to identify a cause of death, and to assess the health of a dead person's organs.
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