Weegy: arteriosclerosis patients User: How can atherosclerosis and a blood clot result in death?
If the blood clot is big enough, it can stop all blood from reaching the heart.
The blood clot can stop blood flow to heart muscle tissue and lead to the heart muscle dying.
A blood clot in the heart can result in too much oxygen reaching the tissues of the body.
Atherosclerosis can result in the heart hardening too much for the muscle ... (More)