The pathogenesis and prevention of atherosclerosis.

  title={The pathogenesis and prevention of atherosclerosis.},
  author={A Gonzales H{\"a}ssig and L Wen-Xi and K Stampfli},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  volume={47 5},
Most measures taken to prevent atherosclerosis still aim at lowering the cholesterol content of the plasma lipoproteins by dietary and pharmacological means. This approach has only proved successful to a limited extent. Diseases secondary to atherosclerosis are still the commonest cause of death in western industrialized countries. As all metabolic… CONTINUE READING