Distribution of myocardial macrophages in the normal human heart.


Macrophages are important in inflammatory processes in heart disease and in transplantation rejection. A resurgence of interest in the macrophage has emanated from recent evidence implicating it as an effector cell in atherosclerosis and transplantation rejection. The detailed distribution of the macrophage within the normal human heart is unknown. We… (More)


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@article{Azzawi1997DistributionOM, title={Distribution of myocardial macrophages in the normal human heart.}, author={M. Azzawi and Philip S Hasleton and Sau Wan Kan and Valerie F. Hillier and Alan James Quigley and Ian V. Hutchinson}, journal={Journal of anatomy}, year={1997}, volume={191 ( Pt 3)}, pages={417-23} }