Angiogenesis in atherogenesis

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Atherogenesis is the pathobiological process, which underlies atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease and evolves in the 3 stages of initiation, progression, and complication to clinical significance. Of note, this process is associated with neovascularization, and it was not until recently that the implications of angiogenesis in atherogenesis were delineated. This article gives an updated overview on this topic and briefly reflects on the similarities with neovessel formation in carcinogenesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1948-1957
Number of pages10
JournalArteriosclerosis, thrombosis, and vascular biology
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2006


  • Atherosclerosis
  • Cancer
  • Neovascularization
  • Oxidative stress
  • Pathology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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