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Title The vascular endothelium. II / editors, Salvador Moncada and Annie Higgs ; contributors, M. Aikawa [and others]
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (viii, 356 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Handbook of experimental pharmacology, 0171-2004 ; v. 176/II
Handbook of experimental pharmacology ; v. 176/II. 0171-2004
Contents Haemostasis -- Vascular Endothelium and Blood Flow -- Biomechanical Modulation of Endothelial Phenotype: Implications for Health and Disease -- Leucocyte-Endothelial Interactions in Health and Disease -- Endothelial Cell Dysfunction, Injury and Death -- Principles and Therapeutic Implications of Angiogenesis, Vasculogenesis and Arteriogenesis -- Endothelial Cell Senescence -- The Vascular Endothelium in Hypertension -- Vascular Endothelium and Atherosclerosis -- Endothelial Cells and Cancer -- Gene Therapy: Role in Myocardial Protection
Summary This is a comprehensive review of the recent advances in research on the vascular endothelium. It provides a historical background and a guide for future directions in research. This volume contains 20 chapters by different authors who have all made significant contributions to the field of research in the vascular endothelium and is a good representation of our knowledge in early 2006. Authors discuss the structure, development and function of the normal vascular endothelium, consider conditions that lead to the disruption of vascular physiology and write about specific pathologies and their
Analysis fysiologie
biomedische wetenschappen
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer e-books
Subject Vascular endothelium.
Endothelium, Vascular
medicines (material)
MEDICAL -- Cardiology.
Endothelium, Vascular.
Vascular endothelium.
Sciences de la vie.
Vascular endothelium
Form Electronic book
Author Moncada, Salvador
Higgs, Annie
ISBN 9783540360285