A new theory of the origin of arteriosclerosis

The most common arteriosclerosis theory suggests that sclerotic plaques are formed owing to deposition on the inner surface of blood vessels fats.

Director of the Hospital cardiac surgery, thoracic, and vascular transplantation in Hanover Professor Axel Hafer on the basis of long-term observations and operations on the heart and blood vessels offered an alternative point of view.

According Haferiha Axel (Axel Haverich), body fat does not originate from the blood, and from the remains of dead cells of the vessel wall.

"For hundreds bypass operations, we could establish that obyzvestvleny were always certain portions of the coronary vessels, while the same vessel in the other places are not painful never changed" - he says.

Also, according to observations in other vessels, the professor pointed out that the small arteries very rarely suffer from arteriosclerosis. Observations suggest that the process is, first, a generalized disease, and, secondly, begins within the vessel wall.

Not in favor of the classical theory of arteriosclerosis testify discovered new risk factors, such as influenza infection or action of nanoparticles. Additionally, over 30 different bacteria have been found in sclerotic plaques.