An overview of the vascular response to injury: a tribute to the late Russell Ross.

@article{Newby2000AnOO,
  title={An overview of the vascular response to injury: a tribute to the late Russell Ross.},
  author={Andrew C Newby},
  journal={Toxicology letters},
  year={2000},
  volume={112-113},
  pages={519-29}
}
The innermost layer of a normal blood vessel wall, the tunica intima, consists of a simple monolayer of endothelial cells seated on a basement membrane. Expansion of the intima is a common characteristic of atherosclerosis, restenosis after angioplasty, late closure of saphenous vein grafts and transplant vascular disease. The intima becomes a complex… CONTINUE READING