Atherosclerosis in the human brachial artery.

@article{Sorensen1997AtherosclerosisIT,
  title={Atherosclerosis in the human brachial artery.},
  author={Keld E Sorensen and Ingrid Bayer Kristensen and David S Celermajer},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={318-22}
}
OBJECTIVES We sought to assess the prevalence of atherosclerotic lesions in the human brachial artery. BACKGROUND Many investigators have recently studied endothelial and vascular function in the brachial circulation in humans to further their understanding of coronary artery disease and early atherogenesis. However, the prevalence of brachial atherosclerosis and its relation to coronary disease have never been documented. METHODS Arterial segments from the brachial, common carotid and left… CONTINUE READING

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