Regression of Arterial Lesions in Animal Models: Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopic Aspects

  • Giorgio Weber
  • Piera Fabbrini
  • Loretta Resi
  • Piero Tanganelli


In the past, regression of atherosclerotic arterial lesions has frequently been denied. Nowadays, the concept of “regression” seems to be more or less largely accepted and at the same time limits of it are being discovered: methods of study, species differences, regional differences of arterial structure and reactivity, etc. largely help set limits of the field.


Atherosclerotic Lesion Foam Cell Arterial Lesion Lipoprotein Lipase Activity Atherogenic Diet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giorgio Weber
    • 1
  • Piera Fabbrini
    • 1
  • Loretta Resi
    • 1
  • Piero Tanganelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Center of Research on Atherosclerosis and Institute of Pathological AnatomyUniversity of SienaItaly

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