Structure of sinus of Valsalva

Known as: Sinus, Aortic, Valsalva Sinus, Sinus aortae 
The dilatation of the aortic wall behind each of the cusps of the aortic valve.
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2008
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2008
Atherosclerosis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the vasculature commonly leading to myocardial infarction and stroke. We… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND Fractalkine (CX3CL1), a CX3C chemokine, is expressed in the vessel wall and mediates the firm adhesion and chemotaxis… (More)
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2002
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2002
BACKGROUND Dysregulation of adipocyte-derived bioactive molecules plays an important role in the development of atherosclerosis… (More)
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2002
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2002
Nitric oxide (NO) derived from endothelial NO synthase (eNOS) is regarded as a protective factor against atherosclerosis… (More)
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2001
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2001
Interleukin (IL)-18 is the interferon-gamma-inducing factor and has other proinflammatory properties. The precise role of IL-18… (More)
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2000
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2000
Macrophage scavenger receptors have been implicated as key players in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis. To assess the role of… (More)
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2000
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2000
Most previous studies of atherosclerosis in hyperlipidemic mouse models have focused their investigations on lesions within the… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Acute-phase proteins, which respond to systemic proinflammatory cytokines such as interleuken-6, are elevated in cardiovascular… (More)
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1998
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1998
P- and E-selectins are adhesion molecules mediating the first step in leukocyte extravasation. Because their function in… (More)
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1987
Highly Cited
1987
The well-defined genetic systems of the mouse are proving useful in experimental studies of atherosclerosis. Inbred mouse strains… (More)
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