Organ Microcirculation

A Gateway to Diagnostic and Therapeutic Interventions

ISBN: 978-4-431-22135-7 (Print) 978-4-431-27174-1 (Online)

Table of contents (42 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

  2. Nanobiotechnology for Developing Microvascular Intervention

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-12

      Importance of the Villus Microcirculation for Intestinal Absorption of Glucose

    3. Chapter

      Pages 13-20

      Oxygen Transport in the Microvessel Network

    4. Chapter

      Pages 21-32

      Beating-Heart Microvascular Imaging by High-Speed Video Microscope and SPring-8

    5. Chapter

      Pages 33-34

      The Laser Hot Balloon Catheter: a New Approach to Treating Atheromatous Lesions

    6. Chapter

      Pages 35-41

      Design and Modification of Nanoparticles for Blood Substitutes

    7. Chapter

      Pages 43-45

      Analysis of Angiogenic Profiles After Antiangiogenic Therapy by Colored Dye Extraction Microsphere Technique

  3. Gastroduodenal Microcirculation and Disease

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-47

    2. Chapter

      Pages 49-61

      Esophageal and Gastrointestinal Microcirculation: Essential for Mucosal Protection, a Target for Injury, and a Critical Component of Injury and Ulcer Healing

    3. Chapter

      Pages 63-72

      Microvascular Pathophysiology in Gastric Mucosal Inflammation Associated with Helicobacter pylori Infection

    4. Chapter

      Pages 73-78

      Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury in the Stomach: Role of Oxygen-Derived Free Radicals and Complement Regulatory System

    5. Chapter

      Pages 79-88

      Gastroduodenal Microcirculatory Response to Luminal Acid

    6. Chapter

      Pages 89-91

      Intracellular pH (pHi) Measurement in Rat Duodenal Epithelium In Vivo Using SNARF-1

    7. Chapter

      Pages 93-97

      Prevention of Ethanol-induced Gastric Mucosal Microcirculatory Disturbances by Mild Irritant Through the Actions of Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide and Prostaglandin I2 in Rats

    8. Chapter

      Pages 99-105

      Role of Perforin and Granzyme B of Cytotoxic T Lymphocyte in the Onset of Peptic Ulcer Formation

    9. Chapter

      Pages 107-113

      Re-Evaluation of Microcirculatory Endothelial Cell as an Endocrine System of Leptin: Its Significance During Ulcer Healing and Helicobacter pylori Infection

    10. Chapter

      Pages 115-117

      Bile Nucleotides Exaggerate Ischemia-Reperfusion-Induced Epithelial Injury via P2Y, Not P2X Purinoceptor in Rat Jejunum

    11. Chapter

      Pages 119-122

      Prostaglandin E1 and a Serine Protease Inhibitor Protect the Gastric Microcirculation and Increase the Gastric Acid Secretion After Thermal Injury

    12. Chapter

      Pages 123-125

      Duodenal Blood Flow in Acute Portal Hypertension

  4. Liver Microcirculation Research for Clinical Application

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 127-127

    2. Chapter

      Pages 129-134

      Genetic Manipulation of Liver Sinusoidal Endothelial Cells

    3. Chapter

      Pages 135-136

      Basic Aspects of the Hepatic Microvascular System

    4. Chapter

      Pages 137-144

      Activation of Hepatic Stellate Cells: Anti-Adipogenic Differentiation?

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