Prediction of cardiovascular risk using soluble cell adhesion molecules.

Abstract

Inflammation is now considered a critical pathogenic component of the atherosclerotic process. This is characterized histopathologically by leukocyte infiltration of the vascular endothelial wall. The vascular endothelium is a dynamic organ system, which has natural antiadhesive and anticoagulant properties. However, in response to injury the endothelium… (More)

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