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Gavriilidis, Prodromos (author)
Introduction: Atherosclerosis, the major source of cardiovascular diseases, is one of the leading causes of death. During atherosclerosis the arterial wall is affected by a complex process of lipid driven inflammation that leads to thickening of the arterial wall resulting in a so called plaque. Because of plaque growth, the lumen of the artery...
master thesis 2020
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Mansoor, Amal (author)
Atherosclerosis is an inflammatory disease characterised by the formation of plaque in the intimal layer of the artery. The plaque is made of a lipid rich necrotic core which is covered by a collagen rich fibrous cap. If this fibrous cap ruptures, it can lead to sudden thrombotic occlusion of the artery. Rupture of the fibrous cap is linked to...
master thesis 2019