Atherosclerosis: from lesion formation to plaque activation and endothelial dysfunction.


Atherosclerosis is an important source of morbidity and mortality in the developed world. Despite the fact that the association between LDL cholesterol and atherosclerosis has been evident for at least three decades, our understanding of exactly how LDL precipitates atherosclerosis is still in its infancy. At least three working hypotheses of… (More)


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