[Experimental atherogenesis: early wall changes in the cynomolgus monkey].


The early parietal changes in atherogenesis are characterized by: Increase of endothelial permeability with proteoglycans and L.D.L. storage. Lysis of internal elastic lamellae. Penetration into sub-endothelial space of monocytes macrophages and transformation into foam cells. Parietal fibrosis and proliferating smooth muscle cells play a role in the… (More)


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