Antioxidants and Cardiovascular Disease

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ISBN: 978-0-387-29552-7 (Print) 978-0-387-29553-4 (Online)

Table of contents (19 chapters)

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    Pages 1-15

    General Concepts about Oxidative Stress

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    Pages 17-48

    Lipoproteins and Oxidation

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    Pages 49-85

    Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis

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    Pages 87-101

    The Antioxidant Hypothesis

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    Pages 103-130

    Reactive Oxygen Species as Mediators of Signal Transduction in Cardiovascular Diseases

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    Pages 131-165

    Biomarkers of Oxidant Stress in Vivo: Oxidative Modifications of Lipids, Proteins and DNA

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    Pages 167-194

    Pharmacological Compounds with Antioxidant Activity

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    Pages 195-225

    Antioxidant Nutrients and Antioxidant Nutrient-Rich Foods Against Coronary Heart Disease

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    Pages 227-253

    Antioxidants and Chronic Vascular Disease: Animal Studies

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    Pages 255-277

    Synthetic Antioxidants and Atherosclerosis: Human Studies

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    Pages 279-304

    Antioxidants and Endothelial Function: Human Studies

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    Pages 305-325

    Antioxidant Vitamins and Cardiovascular Disease: Randomized Trials Fail to Fulfill the Promises of Observational Epidemiology

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    Pages 327-336

    Antioxidants and Restenosis after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Animal Studies

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    Pages 337-361

    Antioxidants and Restenosis after Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Human Studies

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    Pages 363-379

    Oxidative Stress in Hypertension

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    Pages 381-397

    Oxidative Stress in the Development of Diabetes and its Complications

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    Pages 399-436

    Anti-Inflammatory and Antioxidant Functions of High Density Lipoproteins

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    Pages 437-450

    Oxidative Stress in Heart Failure

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    Pages 451-476

    Use of Antioxidants in Patients with Congestive Heart Failure