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A Review: Atherosclerosis & Its Treatment

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PharmaTutor (April- 2014)
ISSN: 2347 - 7881


Received On: 11/02/2014; Accepted On: 18/02/2014; Published On: 01/04/2014


Author: Yogesh K. Patil
Department of Pharmacology,
Shree Mahavir Institute of Pharmacy, Nashik, Maharashtra, India.


Atherosclerosis is deposition of fatty substances into the inner wall of blood vessels. Due to deposition of lipid material into blood vessels there is restricted flow to blood to various organs like kidney, heart, lungs etc. To overcome this effect various drugs available in market like statins, fibrates etc. There is also way to clean lipid from inner lining of blood vessels through surgery which is last step of treatment. There are mainly two surgeries available that is bypass surgery of heart and angioplasty.

How to cite this article: YK Patil, A Review: Atherosclerosis & its treatment, PharmaTutor, 2014, 2(4), 73-77