Biological relevance of inflammation and oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of arterial diseases.

@article{Hajjar2013BiologicalRO,
  title={Biological relevance of inflammation and oxidative stress in the pathogenesis of arterial diseases.},
  author={David P. Hajjar and Antonio M. Gotto},
  journal={The American journal of pathology},
  year={2013},
  volume={182 5},
  pages={1474-81}
}
Over the past three decades, age-adjusted rates of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality have fallen in the United States, but the prevalence of obesity and associated metabolic disorders has risen dramatically. Recent studies have begun to unravel the complex linkages between adipose and vascular tissues that may accelerate the development of… CONTINUE READING