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What Is the True Significance of Vascular (Arterial) Plaques?

Majid Ali, M.D. Are plaques in the arteries of the heart, brain, and kidneys of no significance? No. Plaques indicate the presence of chronic vascular injury. The longer the duration of vascular injury, the more wide spread the plaques. The crucial clinical importance of more-plaques-fewer-deaths paradox is: It fundamentally challenges the prevailing view of the cause of heart attacks and

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