Involvement of 5-lipoxygenase products in cigarette smoke-induced leukocyte/endothelium interaction in hamsters.

@article{Lehr1993InvolvementO5,
  title={Involvement of 5-lipoxygenase products in cigarette smoke-induced leukocyte/endothelium interaction in hamsters.},
  author={Hans Anton Lehr and E D Kress and Michael Dieter Menger},
  journal={International journal of microcirculation, clinical and experimental},
  year={1993},
  volume={12 1},
  pages={61-73}
}
Although cigarette smoke (CS) has been identified as an independent risk factor for atherogenesis and sudden cardiac death, the underlying pathomechanism has not been clarified. A common factor of both atherogenesis and ischemia/reperfusion damage associated with myocardial infarction is the adhesion of circulating leukocytes to the vascular endothelium… CONTINUE READING