Atherosclerosis Alters the Response to Activated Platelets and Leukocytes

  • Donald D. Heistad
  • J. Antonio Lopez
  • Mark L. Armstrong
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 273)


This chapter addresses vasomotor consequences of atherosclerosis. The major goal of the studies is to understand the pathophysiology of spasm in atherosclerotic arteries.


Carotid Artery Vasoconstrictor Response Carotid Sinus Vasoactive Substance Normal Monkey 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Donald D. Heistad
    • 1
    • 2
  • J. Antonio Lopez
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mark L. Armstrong
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Internal MedicineVeterans Administration Medical Center and University of Iowa College of MedicineIowa CityUSA
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologyVeterans Administration Medical Center and University of Iowa College of MedicineIowa CityUSA

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