Wound Healing in Cardiovascular Disease / Edition 1by K. T. Weber
Pub. Date: 01/17/1996
An international group of clinicians and biomedical scientists interested in abnormal cardiovascular structure and organ failure present their perspectives on inflammation and wound healing in cardiovascular disease. Emphasis is placed on expressions of wound healing, such as myocardial infarction and rupture, chronic ischemic heart disease, the dilated failing
An international group of clinicians and biomedical scientists interested in abnormal cardiovascular structure and organ failure present their perspectives on inflammation and wound healing in cardiovascular disease. Emphasis is placed on expressions of wound healing, such as myocardial infarction and rupture, chronic ischemic heart disease, the dilated failing heart, myocarditis, endomyocardial fibrosis, and coronary restenosis following revascularization.
The significance of the regulatory aspects of wound healing is also highlighted, which addresses the regulation of collagen turnover and collagen degradation in the diseased heart, aorta, and atherosclerotic lesion; the association between circulating peptide and steroid hormones and myocardial fibrosis; the role of locally produced peptides in promoting tissue repair; the potential association between angiotensin I-converting enzyme gene, polymorphism and cardiovascular risk; the regulation of fibrillar collagen gene expression.
This text offers an enhanced perspective of inflammation and wound healing in cardiovascular disease. Essential information regarding wound healing in specific cardiovascular disease states such as myocardial infarction and rupture, congent manner that will be useful to all cardiologists and cardiac surgeons. This international group of authors also offers a stimulating analysis of the regulatory aspects of wound healing
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Table of Contents
Inflammation and Healing in the Heart;.
Wound Healing Response after Myocardial Infarction: Structural and Pharmacological Aspects;.
Wound Healing After Myocardial Infarction;.
Myocardial Rupture Postinfarction;.
Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease;.
Myocardial Collagenase in the Failing Human Heart;.
Myocardial Collagenase Activity in Experimental Dilated Cardiomyopathoy;.
The Extracellular Matrix with the Development and Regression from Dilated Cardiomyopathy; Myocarditis;.
Vascular Wound Healing and Restenosis Following Revascularization;.
The Regulation of Collagen Turnover in the Normal, Hypertrophying and Fibrotic Heart;.
Collagen Degradation After Myocardial Infarction;.
The Pathogenesis of Atheroscolerosis; Proteinases and Inhibitors in Aortic Aneurysms;.
Circulating Hormones of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System and Myocardial Fibrosis in Left Ventricular Hypertrophy;.
Locally Produced Substances and Tissue Repair; Connective Tissue Ace;.
Role of Endothelial Derived Signals;.
Activation of Angiotension II Receptors in the Postinfarcted Heart and Myocyte Growth Processes;.
The Human Angiotension I-Converting Enzyme Polymorphism and its Implication in Cardiovascular Diseases;.
Regulation of Fibrillar Collagen Gene Expression;.
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