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    Low blood pressure and atherosclerosis ?
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    deadmanwalking57 posted:
    I would like Dr. Becker's interpretation of this study:
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23814115

    I think it suggests that in either aneurysms or ectatic sections of arteries disrupted blood flow could disable the protective effects of endothelial cells lining the artery, and enable initiation of atherosclerotic factors.
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    billh99 responded:
    You might find this interesting.
    Early Detection and Invasive Passivation of Future Culprit Lesions
    http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/805318_1

    Specially this section;
    Role of Blood Flow on the Atherosclerotic Evolution and Plaque Destabilization


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