Coronary Artery Disease, 1st Edition

  • Dimitris Tousoulis
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  • ISBN-10: 0128119373
  • ISBN-13: 9780128119372
  • DDC: 616.123
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 498 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released April 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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This book links the most important basic concepts of atherosclerosis pathophysiology to treatment management of coronary artery disease. Comprehensive coverage starts with the basic pathophysiologic mechanisms of the disease, including molecular and genetic mechanisms, cells interaction and inflammation. In addition, sections on novel anti-atherosclerotic therapies and a thorough understanding of the recent trends in clinical management round out this comprehensive tome that is ideal for practitioners and researchers.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface by Filippo Crea.
Preface by Juan Carlos Kaski.
Preface by Emmanouil S. Brilakis.
Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis.
1: Biology of the Vessel Wall.
2: Endothelial Function.
3: Atherosclerotic Plaque.
4: Risk Factors of Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiological Mechanisms.
5: The Role of Inflammation.
6: The Role of Oxidative Stress.
7: Genetics of Atherosclerosis.
Coronary Artery Circulation: Basic Principles.
8: Functional Anatomy.
9: Myocardial Oxygen Consumption.
10: Regulation of Oxygen Transport and Coronary Blood Flow.
11: Stable Angina Pectoris.
12: Acute Coronary Syndromes.
Novel and Experimental Therapies in Advance Atherosclerosis.
13: Anti-Inflammatory Treatment.
14: Anti-Oxidant Treatment.
15: Gene Therapy.
16: Stem-Cell Therapy.
17: Diagnostic Strategies-Novel Imaging Modalities-Multimodalities and Hybrid Techniques.
18: Non-invasive Imaging Techniques in Coronary Artery Disease.
19: Invasive Imaging Techniques.
20: Functional Assessment of Coronary Lesions in the Cath Lab.
21: Novel Antiplatelet Agents.
22: Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.
23: Novel Developments in Interventional Strategies.