Biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress in atherosclerosis.

@article{Uno2010BiomarkersOI,
  title={Biomarkers of inflammation and oxidative stress in atherosclerosis.},
  author={Kiyoko Uno and Stephen J Nicholls},
  journal={Biomarkers in medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 3},
  pages={361-73}
}
Increasing evidence has highlighted the roles of oxidative stress and inflammation in the promotion of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Recent pathological studies have elucidated specific mediators that appear to link these pathways to the progression and rupture of atherosclerotic plaque in the artery wall. The ability to measure levels of these mediators in the systemic circulation has provoked interest in their development as biomarkers for potential use in risk assessment and in… CONTINUE READING

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