ladybug

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Anonymous
ID:
153627
Filename:
ladybug
Updated:
2012-05-12 22:07:38
Tags:
pathophysiology
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Description:
blood vessels
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  1. Atherosclerosis
    • 1. high LDL (heredity, diet, exercise)
    • 2. cigarette smoking (smoke oxidizes LDL)
    • 3. high BP (intima damage)
    • 4. lack of exercise (change in lipoprotein receptor count)
    • 5. heredity (familial hypercholesterolemia)
    • 6. low HDL levels (HDL keeps LDL from binding to plaques)
  2. Arteriosclerosis (deadly quartet)
    • HTN
    • hyperlipidemia (cholesterol and LDL)
    • cigarette smoking
    • diabetes mellitus
  3. Atheroslecoris
    • 1. vascular smooth muscle has LDL receptors
    • 2. gets into intima through holes in the elastic membrane

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