Some Current Concepts Concerning Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis

  • Kaare R. Norum
Part of the Nutrition and Food Science book series (NFS, volume 3)


The atherosclerosis in the arteries is a slowly developing process which suddenly gives symptoms. These are due to complications of the atheromas caused by thrombosis, partially or complete rupture of the artery, or other mechanism for narrowing or obstructing the lumen of the artery.


Cholesteryl Ester Lipoprotein Lipase Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein Familial Hypercholesterolemia Peripheral Cell 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kaare R. Norum
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  1. 1.Inst. for Nutrition ResearchSchool of Medicine University of OsloOsloNorway

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