Endovascular injury induces rapid phenotypic changes in perivascular adipose tissue.

@article{Takaoka2010EndovascularII,
  title={Endovascular injury induces rapid phenotypic changes in perivascular adipose tissue.},
  author={Minoru Takaoka and Hiroshi Suzuki and Seiji Shioda and Kenji Sekikawa and Yoshihiko Saito and Ryozo Nagai and Masataka Sata},
  journal={Arteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology},
  year={2010},
  volume={30 8},
  pages={1576-82}
}
OBJECTIVE Accumulating evidence suggests that adipose tissue not only stores energy but also secretes various bioactive substances called adipocytokines. Periadventitial fat is distributed ubiquitously around arteries throughout the body. It was reported that inflammatory changes in the periadventitial fat may have a direct role in the pathogenesis of vascular diseases accelerated by obesity. We investigated the effect of endovascular injury on the phenotype of perivascular fat. METHODS AND… CONTINUE READING

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