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Author De Caterina, R., 1954-

Title Endothelial Dysfunctions and Vascular Disease
Published Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, 2007


Description 1 online resource (432 pages)
Contents Endothelial Dysfunctions and Vascular Disease; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Dedication; Part I: The basis of endothelial involvement in vascular diseases; 1 Endothelial functions and dysfunctions; 2 Endothelial activation and the initiation of atherosclerosis; 3 Mechanisms of plaque progression and complications; 4 Angiogenesis in cardiovascular disease; Part II: The endothelium and cardiovascular risk factors; 5 VLDL and atherosclerosis; 6 High-density lipoprotein and atheroprotection
Summary Bridging the gap between the laboratory and the bedside, this timely volume illuminates the connection between endothelial dysfunction and vascular disease. This comprehensive survey of atherosclerotic disease begins with biology incorporating the latest breakthroughs in the field then elucidates risk factors and diagnostic tools and markers. A major section on endothelium-directed prevention and therapy shows you how to apply cutting-edge research to clinical care. Under the careful editorial guidance of Drs. De Caterina and Libby, the highly-regarded contributors address:. - endothelial
Notes Print version record
Subject Blood-vessels -- Pathophysiology
Vascular endothelium.
Endothelium, Vascular
Blood-vessels -- Pathophysiology
Vascular endothelium
Form Electronic book
Author Libby, Peter
ISBN 9780470994092