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© 2012 Springer-Verlag/Wien. All rights are reserved. Inflammation is an ancient and evolutionarily conserved process, which aims to clear the offending stimulus, and leads to resolution and healing. If excessive, inflammation is at the core of the pathogenesis of a huge number of human diseases including cancer, Alzheimer's and atherothrombotic cardiovascular disease (CVD) [1].

Original publication

DOI

10.1007/978-3-7091-0338-8_18

Type

Chapter

Book title

Inflammation and Atherosclerosis

Publication Date

01/04/2012

Volume

9783709103388

Pages

353 - 383