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Cross-Section of a Coronary Artery

Caption: This is a cross-section of a coronary artery with plaque buildup: "A" shows inserted deflated balloon catheter; balloon is inflated in "B"; "C" shows widened artery. Source: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health; US Department of Health and Human Services.

Credit: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; National Institutes of Health; US Department of Health and Human Services.

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