By Eric J. Topol
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Such a fracture permits contact of coagulation factors in the blood with highly thrombogenic substances in the plaque's central core. Tissue factor, a potent procoagulant, contributes substantially to the thrombotic material in the plaque lipid core (21,22). Tissue factor activates Factor VII in blood, initiating a cascade of events including formation of active Factor X and of the prothrombinase complex, leading to thrombus formation. This type of plaque disruption accounts for approximately two-thirds of fatal coronary thromboses studies in autopsy series.
A mesh diagram (middle panel) depicts the finite elements used by the computer to solve the stress equations. Bottom panel shows the stress diagram generated by the computer using the engineering technique denoted finite element analysis. The arrows (bottom panel) point to the shoulder region of the plaque, where the circumferential stress (in Pascals, P) as calculated to be maximal by this analysis. (From Ref. ) Page 8 Sites of plaque disruption usually exhibit markers of inflammation, especially in the case of rupture of the fibrous cap (18).
The proteasome pathway is required for cytokine-induced endothelial-leukocyte adhesion molecule expression. Immunity 1995; 2:493506. 55. Peng HB, Libby P, Liao JK. Induction and stabilization of I kappa B alpha by nitric oxide mediates inhibition of NF-kappa B. J Biol Chem 1995; 270:1421414219. Page 21 2 Plaque Rupture Pathological and Anatomical Considerations Ole Frobert, Claus S. Jorgensen, and Erling Falk Skejby Hospital Aarhus University Aarhus, Denmark Introduction Atherosclerosis in the coronary arteries is a very common autopsy finding, even in people not suffering from ischemic heart disease (1).