"Inflammation and arterial stiffness in humans".

Abstract

Arterial stiffness is an established marker of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality and a potential therapeutic target. While hypertension and aging are established factors contributing to arterial stiffness, the role of inflammation in stiffening of the arteries is less well understood. We summarize existing literature regarding inflammation and arterial… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2014.09.011

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