Morphologic Aspects of the Large Artery Vascular Wall

  • Bernard I. Levy
  • Alain Tedgui
Part of the Basic Science for the Cardiologist book series (BASC, volume 1)


All arteries show a common pattern of organization and are made up of similar materials, though the proportions vary in different parts of the circulation.


Basal Lamina Endothelial Layer Internal Elastic Lamina Matrix Fiber Muscular Artery 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernard I. Levy
    • 1
  • Alain Tedgui
    • 1
  1. 1.Lariboisière HospitalINSERM U 141ParisFrance

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