Biomarkers for diagnosis of the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque Review Atherosclerotic

@inproceedings{Giannakopoulos2011BiomarkersFD,
  title={Biomarkers for diagnosis of the vulnerable atherosclerotic plaque Review Atherosclerotic},
  author={Triantafillos G. Giannakopoulos and Efthimios D. Avgerinos and Konstantinos G. Moulakakis and Nikolaos P. E. Kadoglou and Ourania Preza and Anastasios P Papapetrou and Christos P Papasideris and Christos D. Liapis},
  year={2011}
}
Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, accounting for more than 19 million deaths per year [1]. Atherosclerotic patients present with a significant overlapping of vascular disorders implicating peripheral arterial disease (PAD), coronary heart disease and carotid arterial disease and cerebral disease. Atherosclerosis is a systemic disease affecting large and medium-sized arteries with lipid and fibrous accumulation within the intimal layer… CONTINUE READING

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