Cardiovascular Pharmacology: Open Access

Cardiovascular Pharmacology: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-6607

Dipak P. Ramji

Cardiff University, UK

  • Short Communication   
    Current approaches in the prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease
    Author(s): Dipak P. Ramji*

    Cardiovascular diseases (CVD), such as myocardial infarction, cerebrovascular accidents and peripheral vascular disease, are the leading cause of global morbidity and motality. Atherosclerosis, an inflammatory disorder of the vasculature that is associated with a build up of fatty deposits and cellular debris in medium and large arteries, is the underlying cause of CVD. Lifestyle changes and pharmaceutical intervention have led to some recent reduction in morbidity and mortality from CVD at least in the western world.  However, it is likely that this will reverse in the future because of global increase in risk factor.. Read More»

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