PEIR Digital Library

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DIAGRAM: GASTROINTESTINAL: GI: ARTERY: Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis - 7 of 13; A=Lipoproteins, B=Granulocyte, C=Platelet, D=Monocyte, E=Oxidatively Modified LDL, F=Macrophage -- If hyperlipidemia is present, macrophages express scavenger receptors that rapidly take up oxidatively modified LDL, which can lead to furthe