The Effect of Cigarette Smoke, Nicotine and Carbon Monoxide on Arterial Wall Permeability and Arterial Wall Uptake of 125 I-Fibrinogen
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.
KeywordsArterial Wall Smooth Muscle Proliferation COHb Level Nicotine Group Diethylene Triamine Penta Acetate
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