Atherosclerosis Disease Management

  • Jasjit S. Suri
  • Chirinjeev Kathuria
  • Filippo Molinari

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Histology, Pathologies and Associated Risks

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Naima Carter-Monroe, Saami K. Yazdani, Elena Ladich, Frank D. Kolodgie, Renu Virmani
      Pages 3-35
    3. Fulvio Orzan, Matteo Anselmino, Margherita Cannillo
      Pages 37-51
    4. William Liboni, Enrica Pavanelli, Nicoletta Rebaudengo, Filippo Molinari, Jasjit S. Suri
      Pages 53-69
    5. Andrea Marsico
      Pages 71-85
  3. Ultrasound Imaging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Christos P. Loizou, Constantinos S. Pattichis
      Pages 153-194
    3. Filippo Molinari, William Liboni, Pierangela Giustetto, Enrica Pavanelli, Sara Giordano, Jasjit S. Suri
      Pages 195-219
    4. Grace Parraga, Aaron Fenster, Adam Krasinski, Bernard Chiu, Micaela Egger, J. David Spence
      Pages 325-350
  4. X-Rays, CT, and MR Clinical Imaging

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 351-351
    2. Luca Saba
      Pages 353-409
    3. Ayman El-Baz, Georgy Gimel’farb, Ahmed Elnakib, Robert Falk, Mohamed Abou El-Ghar
      Pages 411-432
    4. Holger Poppert, R. Feurer, L. Esposito, T. Saam, Dirk Sander
      Pages 433-456
    5. Karol P. Budohoski, Victoria E. L. Young, Tjun Y. Tang, Jonathan H. Gillard, Peter J. Kirkpatrick, Rikin A. Trivedi
      Pages 457-495

About this book


Atherosclerosis is a degenerative process affecting blood vessels, which determines narrowing of the lumen, plaque growth, and hardening of the walls. It is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The focus of this book is on the management of the atherosclerotic disease. The coverage spans from histological presentation of the various stages of atherosclerotic lesions to the earliest studies in atherosclerosis therapy, from advanced clinical diagnosis to monitoring, follow-up, and home-care of the atherosclerotic patient. This book shows well-established diagnostic techniques covering several medical imaging modalities such as Ultrasounds, IVUS, MRI, Computer Tomography, along with new trends in early and advanced atherosclerosis diagnosis (innovative drugs and tissue characterization procedures). Surgical standards will be presented along with innovative experimental trials for the treatment of the atherosclerotic patient. The book also covers emerging techniques based on molecular imaging and vibro-acoustics.

Editors and affiliations

  • Jasjit S. Suri
    • 1
  • Chirinjeev Kathuria
    • 2
  • Filippo Molinari
    • 3
  1. 1.Biomedical Technologies, Inc.DenverUSA
  2. 2.Planet Space, Inc.ChicagoUSA
  3. 3., Department of ElectronicsPolitecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-7221-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-7222-4
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