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 - 7 of 13; If hyperlipidemia is present, macrophages express scavenger receptors that rapidly take up oxidatively modified LDL, which can lead to further endothelial injury. Endothelial cells, macrophages, and smooth muscle cells can all contribute t