[Thrombogenic and atherogenic effects of dietary fats].

  title={[Thrombogenic and atherogenic effects of dietary fats].},
  author={Serge C. Renaud},
  journal={Annales de la nutrition et de l'alimentation},
  volume={30 2-3},
  • S. Renaud
  • Published 1976
  • Medicine
  • Annales de la nutrition et de l'alimentation
1. Epidemiologic studies have shown that CHD (arterial thrombosis) and venous thrombosis were closely associated with dietary saturated fat intake. 2. In vitro and in vivo studies are unanimous in that long chain saturated fatty acids, mostly-stearic acid, are thrombogenic, while linoleic acid has protective effects. 3. Stearic acid appears to modify the fatty acid composition of platelet phospholipids resulting in an increase in the aggregating and clotting capacities of platelets. 4. In… Expand