Molecular alterations critical to the development of arteriosclerotic plaques: a role for environmental agents.

  • Arthur Penn
  • Published 1989 in Environmental health perspectives
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the single greatest cause of death in the United States and in Western Europe. There is strong epidemiologic evidence for an interaction of environmental and genetic factors in the development of clinically significant episodes of CVD. However, the specific contributions of each of these components to the onset and… CONTINUE READING