The Role Of Mast Cells In Atherosclerotic Plaque Calcification

This activity was presented at 2020 VRIC as part of Abstract Session 2: Atherosclerotic Disease and Role of the Immune System.

Knowledge Strategy
Mast cell phenotype and secreting mediators could be detected in the plasma of patients with carotid atherosclerotic plaque and predict the clinical outcome of the patient.

Professional Practice Gap
The aim of this project is to associate mast cell activation with particular processes in human atherosclerotic plaques and patient clinical data in a mean of associating the mast cell phenotype with patient clinical outcome.

Learning Objectives

To create a virtual environment for the exchange of basic and translational vascular science that stimulates thoughtful discussion and motivates participants to discover solutions to important problems affecting vascular patients.


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