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Title Vascular complications in human disease : mechanisms and consequences / David Abraham [and others] (eds.).
Imprint London : Springer, 2008.

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Subject Blood-vessels -- Diseases -- Congresses.
Diseases -- Complications -- Congresses.
Genetic Therapy.
Vascular Diseases -- physiopathology.
Tissue Engineering.
Vascular Diseases -- complications.
Vascular Diseases -- therapy.
Alt Name Abraham, David (Cytologist)
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 251 pages) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / by Dame Carol Black, Lewis J. Rubin, and Jeremy D. Pearson -- Preface -- Section One. Treatments for pulmonary vascular disease. Therapy for pulmonary vascular disease: past, present, and future / Lewis J. Rubin ; Nitric oxide axis in cardiopulmonary disease / Patrick Vallance ; Endothelin signaling in the cardiomyocyte / Peter H. Sugden and Angela Clerk ; TGF-[beta]/BMP signaling in pulmonary vascular disease / Rachel J. Davies and Nicholas W. Morrell -- Section Two. Model systems. Endothelin system in chronic kidney disease / Neeraj Dhaun, David J. Webb, and Jane Goddard ; Endothelial activation in inflammation: lessons learned from E-selectin / Dorian O. Haskard ; Pathogenic mediators of vessel sclerosis: regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation by growth factors, the extracellular matrix, and the endothelium / Mark Bond, Yih-Jer Wu, Graciela Sala-Newby, and Andrew C. Newby ; Control of interstitial fluid homeostasis: roles of growth factors and integrins / Kristofer Rubin, Asa Liden, Tijs van Wieringen, and Rolf K. Reed -- Section Three. Vascular complications. Vascular complications of systemic sclerosis: a molecular perspective / Daryll M. Baker and Christopher Denton ; Therapeutic options for preventing transplant-related progressive renal and vascular injury / Susanna Tomasoni and Ariela Benigni -- Section Four. Surgical approaches. Current state of medical therapies for peripheral vascular disease / Janice C.S. Tsui and Daryll M. Baker ; Advantages of harvesting the saphenous vein for coronary artery bypass surgery using the "no-touch" technique / Domingos Savio Ramos de Souza and Bruno Botelho Pinheiro ; Toward the prevention of vein graft failure / Jamie Y. Jeremy, Sarah J. George, Nilima Shukla, Marcella Wyatt, Jonathon Bloor, Andrew C. Newby, and Gianni D. Angelini -- Section Five. Genetics, gene therapy, and tissue engineering. Statins and cholesterol: how low can you go? / Dimitri P. Mikhailidis ; Endothelin-1-promoting actions in the growth and angiogenesis of solid cancers / Marilena Loizidou ; Gene therapy for apolipoprotein A-I and HDL -- the ultimate treatment for atherosclerosis / Petra Disterer, Eyman Osman, and James S. Owen ; ETS family of transcription factors and the vascular system / Masaomi Yamasaki ; Aortic valve: from function to tissue engineering / Adrian H. Chester, Najma Latif, Magdi H. Yacoub, and Patricia M. Taylor.
Summary Clinical specialists caring for patients with any form of vascular disease must clearly understand the basic scientific rationale for disease pathogenesis. This book presents a cohesive review of the understanding of the important areas of clinical science and medicine in vascular disease and identifies areas for research in the future.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781846289194
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-84628-919-4
OCLC # 304494989
Additional Format Print version: Vascular complications in human disease. London : Springer, 2008 9781846289187 1846289181 (DLC) 2007928817 (OCoLC)156891486

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