ASCVD Full Form

ASCVD Full Form – Arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Commonly known as Atherosclerosis ,this is a condition of the heart in which the walls of arteries that lead to the heart get filled with plaque.Plaque is made up of fats and calcium deposits.If the buildup causes the wall to break then the artery gets blocked.A blood clot could also form if the buildup is too great.Both these eventualities cause a heart attack or stroke and a medical invasive procedure is required to open up the artery and restore blood flow to the heart.