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The Effect of Cigarette Smoke, Nicotine and Carbon Monoxide on Arterial Wall Permeability and Arterial Wall Uptake of 125 I-Fibrinogen

  • D. R. Allen
  • N. L. Browse
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 273)

Abstract

Atherosclerosis is essentially a disease of humans in which lipid and fibrinogen accumulate in the subintimal layers of large elastic arteries and medium sized muscular arteries. Although not a new disease, the prevalence.and importance of atherosclerosis in the Western World have increased dramatically this century; a change, which coincides with an increase in the usage of cigarettes.

Keywords

Arterial Wall Smooth Muscle Proliferation COHb Level Nicotine Group Diethylene Triamine Penta Acetate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. R. Allen
    • 1
  • N. L. Browse
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgerySt. Thomas’ HospitalLondonEngland

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