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Review Article

Circulating Endothelial Microparticles: A Key Hallmark of Atherosclerosis Progression

Table 1

The types of microparticles and their role in disease progression.

MicroparticlesRole in disease progressionReference

PMPCoagulation, inflammatory processes, thrombosis, and tumor progression[1921]

EMPEndothelial dysfunction, angiogenesis, tumor growth, and increased oxidative stress[11, 2224]

MMPEndothelial dysfunction, sepsis, and vascular inflammation[2527]

PMP: platelet microparticles; EMP: endothelial microparticles; MMP: monocyte microparticles.

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