2012

Translational Vascular Medicine

Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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ISBN: 978-0-85729-919-2 (Print) 978-0-85729-920-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Hot Topics in Vascular Biology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Pericytes: Adaptable Vascular Progenitors

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      Pages 17-25

      Benefits and Risks of Manipulating the HIF Hydroxylase Pathway in Ischemic Heart Disease

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      Pages 27-43

      Cytoprotective Mechanisms in the Vasculature

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      Pages 45-57

      Notch Signaling in Vascular Development

  3. Novel Molecular Mediators Regulating Cardiovascular System

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 59-59

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      Pages 61-88

      The Therapeutic Potential of Dimethylarginine Dimethylaminohydrolase–Mediated Regulation of Nitric Oxide Synthesis

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      Pages 89-109

      Potassium Channels Regulating the Electrical Activity of the Heart

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      Pages 111-125

      Free Radicals, Oxidative Stress, and Cardiovascular Disease

  4. Clinical Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

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      Pages 129-136

      The Takotsubo (Broken Heart Syndrome)

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      Pages 137-150

      Lymphatic Vessels in Health and Disease

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      Pages 151-172

      Importance of Subtype Selectivity for Endothelin Receptor Antagonists in the Human Vasculature

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      Pages 173-186

      Non-Pharmacological Treatment of Peripheral Vascular Disease

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      Pages 187-199

      Surgical Approaches to Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

  5. Clinical and translational Aspects of Pulmonary Vascular Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 201-201

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      Pages 203-212

      Understanding the Pathobiology of Pulmonary Vascular Disease

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      Pages 213-229

      Inflammation in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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      Pages 231-259

      Endothelin Receptor Antagonists in Cardiovascular Medicine: Challenges and Opportunities

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 261-266