ORMAND C. JULIAN, M.D.; WILLIAM J. GROVE, M.D.; WILLIAM S. DYE, M.D.; HUSHANG JAVID, M.D.; MAX S. SADOVE, M.D.
The only satisfactory solution to the problem of degenerative arterial disease lies in its prevention. Approach to the metabolic features of this problem is being made through studies of the effect of diet. Certain hormonal factors have been suggested both in relation to the hormone control of lipoid metabolism and through general hormone changes associated with advancing age. The wear-and-tear aspect of degenerative arterial disease makes it a common problem associated with the general process of aging. Some future understanding of the fundamental causes of loss of elasticity and other changes in tissue characteristics is possible. At the present
JULIAN OC, GROVE WJ, DYE WS, JAVID H, SADOVE MS. NEW METHODS OF SURGICAL TREATMENT OF DEGENERATIVE DISEASES OF THE ABDOMINAL AORTA1. Ann Intern Med. ;41:36–49. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-41-1-36
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