Chronic infection and coronary artery disease

Authors
Citation
Jb. Muhlestein, Chronic infection and coronary artery disease, MED CLIN NA, 84(1), 2000, pp. 123
Citations number
131
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Review
Categorie Soggetti
General & Internal Medicine","Medical Research General Topics
Journal title
MEDICAL CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA
ISSN journal
0025-7125 → ACNP
Volume
84
Issue
1
Year of publication
2000
Database
ISI
SICI code
0025-7125(200001)84:1<123:CIACAD>2.0.ZU;2-W
Abstract
In this article, the author examines the reported associations between athe rosclerosis and a number of infectious agents. Presently available knowledg e regarding potential mechanisms, where by these agents may play a causativ e role in atherosclerosis, is reported.