Increased plant sterol deposition in vascular tissue characterizes patients with severe aortic stenosis and concomitant coronary artery disease

• We evaluate cholesterol metabolism in plasma and in aortic valves. • Patients with coronary artery disease have higher plant sterols in aortic valves. • They have higher concentrations of oxyphytosterols in plasma and aortic valves. • Cholestanol is not associated with coronary artery disease....

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Published in:Steroids : official publication of the International Study Group for Steroid Hormones, Vol. 99 (2015), p. 272-280
Main Author: Luister, Alexandra (Author)
Other Involved Persons: Schött, Hans Frieder ; Husche, Constanze ; Schäfers, Hans-Joachim ; Böhm, Michael ; Plat, Jogchum ; Gräber, Stefan ; Lütjohann, Dieter ; Laufs, Ulrich ; Weingärtner, Oliver
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1878-5867
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1016/j.steroids.2015.03.011
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