New and emerging risk factors for CVD: Symposium on ‘Diet and CVD’

@inproceedings{Ferns2008NewAE,
  title={New and emerging risk factors for CVD: Symposium on ‘Diet and CVD’},
  author={Gordon A. Ferns},
  year={2008}
}
Morphological and immunocytochemical studies have elucidated the complex processes involved in atherogenesis. The notion of plaque instability has emerged from this work and underscored the importance of inflammation in determining clinical complications associated with atherosclerosis, such as acute coronary syndrome. Cells of the immune system have been detected within atherosclerotic lesions and auto-antibodies directed against modified LDL and heat-shock proteins have been identified in the… CONTINUE READING