Bisphosphonates may inhibit development of atherosclerosis formation through its bactericidal effect on nanobacteria

Med Hypotheses. 2005;64(6):1239-40. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2005.01.013.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Arteries / microbiology
  • Arteries / ultrastructure
  • Arteriosclerosis / drug therapy*
  • Arteriosclerosis / etiology
  • Arteriosclerosis / microbiology
  • Bacteria / drug effects*
  • Bacteria / isolation & purification
  • Bacteria / ultrastructure
  • Bacterial Infections / complications
  • Bacterial Infections / drug therapy*
  • Calcinosis / drug therapy*
  • Calcinosis / etiology
  • Calcinosis / microbiology
  • Diphosphonates / pharmacology
  • Diphosphonates / therapeutic use*
  • Heart Valves / microbiology
  • Heart Valves / ultrastructure
  • Humans
  • Microscopy, Electron, Transmission

Substances

  • Diphosphonates