Aetiology and Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis — Current Concepts. Studies in Perfused Arteries on the Uptake of Lipid Precursors

  • D. E. Bowyer
Conference paper
Part of the Verhandlungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Innere Medizin book series (VDGINNERE, volume 78)


In seeking to understand the mechanism of pathogenesis of atherosclerosis it is important to realise that the genesis of a lesion proceeds by a number of phases. The simplest general notion is that there are two:
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. E. Bowyer
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of CambridgeUK

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