Endothelial Dysfunction: Clinical Implications in Cardiovascular Disease and Therapeutic Approaches

Abstract

Atherosclerosis is a chronic progressive vascular disease. It starts early in life, has a long asymptomatic phase, and a progression accelerated by various cardiovascular risk factors. The endothelium is an active inner layer of the blood vessel. It generates many factors that regulate vascular tone, the adhesion of circulating blood cells, smooth muscle… (More)
DOI: 10.3346/jkms.2015.30.9.1213

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