This video shows the process of vascular degneration starting with intimal trauma, fatty streaking and plaque formation which can lead to leg pain (claudication), heart attack and stroke.
Repairing a blocked artery
This lesson describes the repair of a diseased artery using a catheter or endovascular technique.
Fat: Part 4 of 4 "Burning the Calories"
This lesson describes the energy molecules of carbohydrate and fat and how they are used in the body.
Fat: Part 3 of 4 "Fueling Up"
Describes how we transfer energy from one animal or plant to another. Also discusses the gastrointestinal tract and its role in the break down and transport of triglycerides and fat via the bowel, portal vein, liver and fat cells. Finally, the video provides an explanation of a high serum triglyceride level and its effect on health.
Fat: Part 1 of 4 "Free Fatty Acids and Triglycerides"
Describes the basic biochemistry of the energy storing molecule, the free fatty acid and it's storage form in plants and animals, the triglyceride.