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Despite the highly specialized subject of this symposium, its importance cannot be overestimated. Stenotic coronary atherosclerosis continues to be a major killer of people in the more developed countries. This monograph is essential for anyone concerned with the very beginnings of the atherosclerotic lesion on a molecular level. It contains the most recent and often insightful studies by the most prominent investigators studying the initiating factors in atherogenesis. These include the earliest tissue changes and the entry methods of lipid in the developing atheroma. Equally important aspects are the regulation of cholesterol transport and synthesis in the arterial intima; the
Atherogenesis: Initiating Factors.. Ann Intern Med. 1973;79:929. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-79-6-929_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1973;79(6):929.
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