Objectives:

   1. Understand the roles of macrophages in atherosclerosis.

   2. Macrophage apoptosis contributes to plaque necrosis and formation of unstable plaques.

   3. Efferocytosis (phagocytosis of apoptotic cells) reduces lesion necrosis and promotes features of plaque stabilization.

Session date: 
Friday, March 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Speaker Name: 
MacRae Linton, MD
Location: 
UCMC
Chicago, IL 60637
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Participation

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