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How does hypertention, hyperlipidemia, and smoking, participate in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis ?

How does hypertention, hyperlipidemia, and smoking, participate in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis ?
Mon, 14 Dec 2009
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atherosclerosis Cigarette-endothelial dysfunction and a relatively hypercoagulable state hypertention-morphologic alterations of the arterial intima and functional alterations of the endothelium hyperlipidemia- Endothelial injury Bottom line- All risk factors cause endothelial dysfunction which is the earliest manifestation of atherosclerosis
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