Atherosclerosis is a cardiovascular disorder in which plaque gets deposited on inner walls of arteries which leads to narrowing and thickening of them. Atherosclerosis also referred as arteriosclerosis. It leads to many cardio related disorders like Coronary Heart disease, Stroke, Peripheral Arterial Disease, Chronic Kidney Disease.
Atherosclerotic plaques deposited in heart, brain and peripheral blood vessels causes major life threatening diseases such as coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular disease and peripheral artery disease.
Treatment includes changes in life style, medication and by surgical procedures such as bypass surgery and angioplasty.
Related Journals of Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis:Open Access,Cardiovascular Pathology Journal,Cardiovascular Pharmacology Journal,Clinical & Experimental Cardiology Journal,ARYA Atherosclerosis, Journal of atherosclerosis research, Atherosclerosis Supplements, Current Atherosclerosis Reports, Journal of atherosclerosis and thrombosis.