Atherosclerosis: Some Components of the Lesion

  • G. A. Gresham
  • P. C. Clifford
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 58)


We have already indicated the need to regard the arterial wall as any other tissue capable of basic pathological processes such as inflammation and repair and have postulated the view that atherosclerosis is a proliferative response to injury by the arterial wall.


Arterial Wall Heparan Sulphate Occlusive Disease Pulsatility Index Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Gresham
    • 1
  • P. C. Clifford
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CambridgeUK
  2. 2.Department of SurgerySouthampton General HospitalSouthampton, HantsEngland

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