Atherosclerosis--an Inflammatory Disease

N Engl J Med. 1999 Jan 14;340(2):115-26. doi: 10.1056/NEJM199901143400207.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Arteriosclerosis / etiology*
  • Arteriosclerosis / pathology
  • Blood Platelets / physiology
  • Endothelium, Vascular / immunology
  • Endothelium, Vascular / physiopathology
  • Humans
  • Hypercholesterolemia / complications
  • Hyperhomocysteinemia / complications
  • Hypertension / complications
  • Inflammation
  • Lipoproteins, LDL / physiology
  • Monocytes / physiology
  • Muscle, Smooth, Vascular / anatomy & histology
  • T-Lymphocytes / physiology

Substances

  • Lipoproteins, LDL