Pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.

  title={Pathogenesis of atherosclerosis.},
  author={Mark Andrew Crowther},
  journal={Hematology. American Society of Hematology. Education Program},
Atherosclerosis is no longer considered a disorder due to abnormalities in lipid metabolism. In fact, the inciting event of atherosclerosis is likely an inflammatory insult that occurs decades before the disease becomes clinically apparent. Rapidly evolving knowledge of the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, coupled with novel, target-specific therapies, is revolutionizing the treatment of atherosclerosis. As a result, a variety of treatments are now undergoing evaluation for their ability to… CONTINUE READING