Atherosclerosis as an inflammatory disease.

  title={Atherosclerosis as an inflammatory disease.},
  author={Antonino Tuttolomondo and Domenico Di Raimondo and Rosaria Pecoraro and Valentina Arnao and Ant{\'o}nio Pinto and Giuseppe Licata},
  journal={Current pharmaceutical design},
  volume={18 28},
In many ways, atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disorder and this issue is confirmed by recent investigations of that have focused on inflammation, providing new insight into mechanisms of disease. Several recent studies have addressed the role of chemokines in leukocyte accumulation in atherosclerosis, extending our knowledge and understanding of the complex and cell type-specific functions of chemokines in atherosclerosis. Activated T-lymphocytes within the atherosclerotic vessel wall… CONTINUE READING
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