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I learned that blood clots in coronary arteries caused by plaque ruptures are the most common cause of heart attacks, and this raised the question: If a severe cholesterol buildup were detected, how could it be removed to prevent a potentially fatal heart attack?

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  • You may want to search for balloon angioplasty...then we can discuss further...
    – Jan
    Dec 14 '19 at 11:33
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  • I vouch for getting your body to, somehow, eat it up. Dec 22 '19 at 4:38

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