PEIR Digital Library

Welcome to the Pathology Education Informational Resource (PEIR) Digital Library, a multidisciplinary public access image database for use in medical education.

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DIAGRAM: GASTROINTESTINAL: GI: ARTERY: Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis - 3 of 13; The endothelium may be injured without actual loss of cells, yet functionally altered enough to trigger release of growth factors, initiating a sequence of events that culminates in an atherosclerotic plaque. Remove the injury or chronic i