ISBN-10:
1405122080
ISBN-13:
9781405122085
Pub. Date:
04/28/2007
Publisher:
Wiley
Endothelial Dysfunctions and Vascular Disease / Edition 1

Endothelial Dysfunctions and Vascular Disease / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781405122085
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/28/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Product dimensions: 7.36(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

Raffaele De Caterina, MD. Director, Laboratory for Thrombosis and Vascular Research, CNR Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa

Dr. Peter Libby, MD. Chief, Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital. Mallinckrodt Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Table of Contents

Part I The basis of endothelial involvement in vascular diseases.

1 Endothelial functions and dysfunctions.

Raffaele De Caterina, Marika Massaro, & Peter Libby.

2 Endothelial activation and the initiation of atherosclerosis.

Raffaele De Caterina, Antonella Zampolli, Guido Lazzerini, & Peter Libby.

3 Mechanisms of plaque progression and complications.

Raffaele De Caterina, Antonella Zampolli, Serena Del Turco, & Peter Libby.

4 Angiogenesis in cardiovascular disease.

Karen S. Moulton.

Part II The endothelium and cardiovascular risk factors.

5 VLDL and atherosclerosis.

Jan Nilsson, Mikko P.S. Ares, & Wolfgang Dichtl.

6 High-density lipoprotein and atheroprotection.

Brian Krause, Reynold Homan, & Roger Newton.

7 Advanced glycation endproducts and the accelerated atherosclerosis in diabetes.

Giuseppina Basta, Ann Marie Schmidt, & Raffaele De Caterina.

8 Homocysteine and endothelial dysfunction.

Rosalinda Madonna & Raffaele De Caterina.

9 Lipoprotein(a) and the artery wall.

Angelo M. Scanu & Marilena Formato.

10 Oxidative stress and vascular disease.

Dominik Behrendt & Peter Ganz.

11 Infections and vascular disease.

Amir Kol & Peter Libby.

Part III Diagnostic tools and markers of endothelial functions.

12 Endothelial vasodilatory dysfunction: basic concepts and practical implementation.

Scott Kinlay & Peter Ganz.

13 Endothelial vasodilatory dysfunction and risk factors in adults.

Mark R. Adams & David S. Celermajer.

14 Endothelial vasodilatory dysfunction in early life.

Julian P.J. Halcox & John E. Deanfield.

15 Endothelial vasodilatory dysfunction in hypertension.

Umberto Campia & Julio A. Panza.

16 Vascular function and diabetes mellitus.

Mark A. Creager & Joshua A. Beckman.

17 Dyslipidemia and endothelial dysfunction: pathophysiology and therapy.

Todd J. Anderson & Francois Charbonneau.

18 Soluble adhesion molecules as in vivo biohumoral markers of vascular cell activation.

Jacopo Gianetti & Raffaele De Caterina.

Part IV Endothelium-directed prevention and therapy.

19 Hormone replacement therapy and cardiovascular disease.

Tommaso Simoncini.

20 Anti-atherogenic effects of omega-3 fatty acids.

Antonella Zampolli, Erling Falk, & Raffaele De Caterina.

21 Treatment of endothelial dysfunction and atherosclerosis by cholesterol lowering.

Masanori Aikawa & Peter Libby.

22 Antioxidants and endothelial protection.

Domenico Praticò.

23 Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockers to reverse endothelial dysfunction.

G.B. John Mancini & Sammy Y. Chan.

24 PPARs in atherosclerosis.

Ouliana Ziouzenkova, Nikolaus Marx, Peter Libby & Jorge Plutzky.

25 Stem cells in atherosclerosis and atherosclerosis-related vascular disorders.

Yong-Jian Geng & Rosalinda Madonna.

26 Endothelium-targeted gene and cell-based therapy for cardiovascular disease.

Luis G.Melo, Alok S. Pachori, Deling Kong, Massimiliano Gnecchi, & Victor J. Dzau.

Index

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