Elastase in the prevention of arterial aging and the treatment of atherosclerosis.

@article{Ooyama1995ElastaseIT,
  title={Elastase in the prevention of arterial aging and the treatment of atherosclerosis.},
  author={Takayoshi Ooyama and H Sakamato},
  journal={Ciba Foundation symposium},
  year={1995},
  volume={192},
  pages={307-17; discussion 318-20}
}
Arterial aging is defined as the age-related structural and functional changes in arteries from the precapillary to the aortic level. These include atheromatous changes. Such changes can be estimated in medium-sized or larger arteries by clinical diagnostic studies, including B-mode echography of the carotid artery (thickening of the intima, plaque… CONTINUE READING