Vessel Pathology In healthy vessels, cells function to provide a smooth, nonthrombogenic environment for blood flow. ... While endothelial cells normally participate in lipid uptake, this process is enhanced in the diseased state and results in fatty streak (and ultimately plaque) formation. ... do not act alone in the vessel, rather, atherosclerosis is often thought of as an inflammatory disease critically affectedanbsp;...
|Title||:||BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotechnology|
|Author||:||Rashid Bashir, steven wereley|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-04-03|