Altered metabolism of LDL in the arterial wall precedes atherosclerosis regression.

RATIONALE Plasma cholesterol lowering is beneficial in patients with atherosclerosis. However, it is unknown how it affects entry and degradation of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) particles in the lesioned arterial wall. OBJECTIVE We studied the effect of lipid-lowering therapy on LDL permeability and degradation of LDL particles in atherosclerotic aortas… CONTINUE READING

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