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Activation of canonical proinflammatory pathways in smooth muscle cells exerts paradoxical atheroprotective effects

Topic: Atherosclerosis, Cerebrovascular Diseases, Aneurysm, Restenosis

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Doctor Konstantin Stark

Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich (Germany)
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ESC Congress 2018

7 November - 29 August 2018

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