Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ: IIts role in atherosclerosis and restenosis

Rajbabu Pakala, Seung Woon Rha, Pramod Kumar Kuchulakanti, Edouard Cheneau, Richard Baffour, Ron Waksman

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Cellular proliferation and migration are fundamental processes that contribute to the injury response in major blood vessels. The resultant pathologies are atherosclerosis and restenosis. As we begin to understand the cellular changes associated with vascular injury, it is critical to determine whether the inhibition of growth and movement of cells in the vasculature could serve as a novel therapeutic strategy to prevent atherosclerosis and restenosis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-48
Number of pages5
JournalCardiovascular Radiation Medicine
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jan
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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