Antibiotics for myocardial infarction? A possible role of infection in atherogenesis and acute coronary syndromes.

Abstract

The role of inflammatory mechanisms in the initiation, progression and clinical expression of atherosclerosis is increasingly appreciated. With this awareness, the possibility that acute or chronic infection may initiate or modulate these processes in an active area of investigation. Infectious organisms may influence the atherosclerotic process through… (More)

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