Fragiska Sigala

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It is well documented that inflammation plays a major role in the establishment and progression of atherosclerosis. Endothelial cells, vascular smooth muscle cells and monocytes/macrophages are(More)
It has been shown that vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and vascular endothelial growth factor receptor-2 (VEGFR-2) are upregulated in severe carotid stenosis. However, it is unknown whether(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential impact of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) on carotid plaque destabilization in association with matrix metalloproteinase 9(More)