A Spatially Resolved and Quantitative Model of Early Atherosclerosis.

  title={A Spatially Resolved and Quantitative Model of Early Atherosclerosis.},
  author={Moritz P Thon and Mary R. Myerscough and Michael W. Gee},
  journal={Bulletin of mathematical biology},
Atherosclerosis is a major burden for all societies, and there is a great need for a deeper understanding of involved key inflammatory, immunological and biomechanical processes. A decisive step for the prevention and medical treatment of atherosclerosis is to predict what conditions determine whether early atherosclerotic plaques continue to grow, stagnate or become regressive. The driving biological and mechanobiological mechanisms that determine the stability of plaques are yet not fully… CONTINUE READING