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  • Unit 1.1: Basic Concepts of Atherogenesis

    James H. Chesebro, MD

    Duration: 1 hour

    Faculty Disclosure

    • Grant and/or Research Support: Berlex Labs, Inc.
    • Speaker's Bureau: STRIVE (Strategies and Therapies for Reducing Ischemic and Vascular Events); Sanofi-Adventis/Bristol-Myers Squibb; Berlex Labs, Inc.

    Learning Objectives

    • Discuss the progression of atherosclerosis and thrombogenic risk factors as well as potential therapeutic targets
    • Express the relationship/interaction between atherosclerosis and thrombosis
    • Illustrate the development of acute coronary syndromes
    • Discuss important clinical trials that have shown influence on atherosclerosis