Atherosclerotic Lesions

Atherosclerosis is not limited to the heart

For cardiologists, coronary artery disease is the most important presentation of atherosclerosis. Patients with coronary artery disease may also have symptomatic or asymptomatic atherosclerosis in other vascular areas (peripheral ...

Aug 29, 2011
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Fast track to vascular disease

In Western societies, atherosclerosis of the arteries is one of the leading causes of death. Chronic, localized inflammation of the blood vessel wall facilitates the growth of fibrous plaques, which leads to narrowing or ...

Jun 03, 2011
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