Quantitating Rhesus Monkey Atherosclerosis Progression and Regression with Time

  • R. W. Wissler
  • D. Vesselinovitch
  • T. J. Schaffner
  • S. Glagov


Numerous studies from several laboratories have demonstrated that advanced atherosclerotic lesions of the aorta and coronary arteries can be observed to undergo substantial regression when the serum lipids are reduced to “basal levels”2 or below (Armstrong et al. 1970; Vesselinovitch et al. 1976; Daoud et al. 1976).


Rhesus Monkey Cynomolgus Monkey Cynomolgus Macaque Advanced Atherosclerotic Lesion Advanced Plaque 
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  • R. W. Wissler
  • D. Vesselinovitch
  • T. J. Schaffner
  • S. Glagov

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