Atherosclerosis, an inflammatory and fibroproliferative disease

A prophylactic phytochemical approach with Ginkgo biloba (EGb 761)
      The authors would like to thank Lippi et al. [
      • Lippi G.
      • Targher G.
      • Guidi G.C.
      Ginkgo biloba, inflammation and lipoprotein(a).
      ] for the constructive evaluation of our article published in Atherosclerosis [
      • Rodríguez M.
      • Ringstad L.
      • Schäfer P.
      Reduction of atherosclerotic nanoplaque formation and size by Ginkgo biloba (EGb 761) in cardiovascular high-risk patients.
      ] and the positive assessment and allocation of the clinical rank of its results. In complete accordance with these authors, we also think that the reduction in Lp(a) concentration after Ginkgo biloba medication could be mediated by its anti-inflammatory effect.


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