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Atherosclerosis: Etiology

by Joseph Alpert, MD
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    The lecture Atherosclerosis: Etiology by Joseph Alpert, MD is from the course Arterial Diseases.


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    1. The pathogenesis usually begins > 50 years of age
    2. It involves thickening of the intima with accumulation of lipid-laden macrophages.
    3. Smooth muscle cells can populate the intima
    4. Calcification is common
    1. Smoking.
    2. Excessive alcohol consumption.
    3. Stress.
    4. Use of nuts in diet.
    5. Excessive physical exertion.
    1. Oxidation by O2.
    2. Reduction by CO2.
    3. Reduction by O2.
    4. Oxidation by CO2.
    5. Redox reaction with CO2.
    1. Diabetes mellitus.
    2. Loss of vessel resilience.
    3. Withstand pulsating blood.
    4. Increased systolic blood pressure.
    5. Development of aneurysm.

    Author of lecture Atherosclerosis: Etiology

     Joseph Alpert, MD

    Joseph Alpert, MD


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