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The incretin hormone GIP is upregulated in patients with atherosclerosis and stabilizes plaques in ApoE-/- mice by blocking proinflammatory signaling in macrophages

Topic: Atherosclerosis, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Aneurysm, Restenosis

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Mr Robert Werner Mertens

RWTH University Hospital Aachen, Aachen (Germany)
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Inflammation as a critical component of atherosclerosis

Speakers: Mr R. Mertens, Professor P. Libby, Doctor K. Stark, Doctor L. Xu

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ESC Congress 2018

7 November - 29 August 2018

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