volume 22, issue S2, PII-34-II-39 1999
DOI: 10.1002/clc.4960221407
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Abstract: In recent years, endothelial dysfunction has been identified as an early feature of atherosclerosis. Endothelial function can be measured noninvasively by using brachial artery ultrasound. A variety of factors associated with atherosclerosis also impair endothelial function. Some of these factors are lipoproteins such as various forms of low‐density lipoproteins, postprandial chylomicron remnants, fasting triglyceride‐rich particles, and free fatty acids. A high‐fat diet also has an adverse effect on endotheli…

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