Chapter 4. Molecular Aspects of Atherosclerosis

  1. Rodney A. White MD1 and
  2. Larry H. Hollier MD2
  1. J. Jeffrey Alexander and
  2. John A. Moawad

Published Online: 4 OCT 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch4

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition

How to Cite

Alexander, J. J. and Moawad, J. A. (2007) Molecular Aspects of Atherosclerosis, in Vascular Surgery: Basic Science and Clinical Correlations, Second Edition (eds R. A. White and L. H. Hollier), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470987094.ch4

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Chief, Division of Vascular Surgery, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California

  2. 2

    Dean, Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 OCT 2007
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405122023

Online ISBN: 9780470987094

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Keywords:

  • atherosclerosis;
  • cellular signaling;
  • lipoprotein processing;
  • plaque regression;
  • vascular permeability

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Response to injury hypothesis

  • Shear effect

  • Cellular signaling

  • Lipoprotein processing

  • Endothelial permeability

  • Abnormal lipoprotein processing

  • Immune mechanisms

  • Plaque regression

  • Treatment strategies