Artery Model Showing Plaque Building
The stages cause a decrease in blood flow, which can lead to a blood clot or thrombus. Artery demonstrating atherosclerosis, in which the narrowing of the artery is due to a build up of fatty tissue (cholesterol) and plaque.
All stages rotate on hinge pin. This atherosclerosis model is ideal for patient education to explain the anatomy of the artery, and the effects of cholesterol.Artery cross section comes with an information key card included.
The 4 stages illustrate:-
- Normal artery
- Fatty streak
- Fibrous plaque
- Model size (each piece) 9 x 3.5 x 2.25 cm.