Atherogenesis and Aging

Atherogenesis and Aging

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987)

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ISBN-13: 9781461290995
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 06/29/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
Pages: 214
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction and Statement of Research Recommendations.- Section I An Overview of Atherosclerosis.- 2 The Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis: Myths and Established Facts About Its Relationship to Aging.- 3 Evolution and Progression of Atherosclerosis in the Coronary Arteries of Children and Adults.- 4 Noninvasive Imaging of Atherosclerosis in the Aged.- 5 Perspectives in the Biology of Aging.- 6 Effect of Age on Atherosclerosis Progression in Nonhuman Primates.- Section II Changes in Lipoprotein Metabolism.- 7 Aging, Lipoprotein Metabolism, and Atherosclerosis: A Clinical Conundrum.- 8 The Effect of Aging on the Processes that Regulate Plasma LDL Cholesterol Levels in Animals and Man.- Section III Alterations in the Arterial Wall with Aging.- 9 Alterations in the Arterial Wall with Aging.- 10 Cultured Endothelial Cells as a Model for Aging and Atherogenesis.- 11 Clonal Senescence of Vascular Smooth Muscle and Atherogenesis.- Section IV Aging in Intact Species.- 12 Criteria for Aging/Atherogenesis Animal Model.- 13 Age-Related Changes in Selected Animal Species.- 14 Genetics of Human Aging and Premature Aging Syndromes: Relationship to Atherogenesis.- Section V Environmental Modulators During Aging.- 15 Physical Activity, Other Personal Behaviors, Cardiovascular Disease, and Longevity.- 16 The Effects of Age on Secretion and Concentration of Gonadal Hormones.

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