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As the title indicates, this is a compilation of reviews, panel discussions, and selected papers presented at the 1969 symposium sponsored by several national and international cardiology and atherosclerosis groups. Areas covered include pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, including reactions of the arterial wall and the role of thrombosis; epidemiological considerations of worldwide coronary heart disease; nutritional factors related to atherosclerosis; newer knowledge of serum lipoproteins and regulation of sterol and triglyceride metabolism; dietary and drug therapy in primary and secondary prevention; and progress reports on large-scale studies in progress.
The reviews and panel discussions by established experts are especially useful in
Atherosclerosis: Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Atherosclerosis.. Ann Intern Med. ;74:807–808. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-74-5-807_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1971;74(5):807-808.
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