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An introduction to vascular biology [electronic resource] : from basic science to clinical practice / edited by Beverley J. Hunt ... [et al.].

Publication:
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, c2002.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (474 p.)
Edition:
2nd ed.
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Subjects:
Blood-vessels -- Diseases.
Blood-vessels -- Physiology.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Vascular biology is an exciting and advancing area of medical research, with many new and emerging pathophysiological links to an increasing number of diseases. This expanded new edition covers all these developments and conveys the basic science underlying a wide range of clinical conditions including atherosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes, and pregnancy.
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Preface to Second Edition; 1 Vascular tone; 2 Vascular compliance; 3 Flow-mediated responses in the circulation; 4 Neurohumoral regulation of vascular tone; 5 Angiogenesis: basic concepts and the application of gene therapy; 6 The regulation of vascular smooth muscle cell apoptosis; 7 Wound healing: laboratory investigation and modulating agents; 8 Genes for hypertension; 9 The endothelium in health and disease; 10 Nitric oxide; 11 Magnetic resonance imaging in vascular biology; 12 Vascular biology of hypertension
13 Atherosclerosis14 Abdominal aortic aneurysm; 15 The vasculature in diabetes; 16 The vasculitides; 17 Pulmonary hypertension; 18 Role of endothelial cells in transplant rejection; 19 Vascular function in normal pregnancy and preeclampsia; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Hunt, Beverley J.
ISBN:
1-107-12229-5
0-511-54594-0
1-280-16238-4
9786610162383
0-511-11917-8
1-139-14686-6
0-511-06316-4
0-511-05683-4
0-511-33005-7
0-511-07162-0
OCLC:
171120936