Relationship Between Specialized Pro-resolving Mediators and Inflammatory Markers in Chronic Cardiac Disorders

  • M. Brianza-Padilla
  • R. Bojalil
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 1161)


The term cardiovascular diseases (CVD) refers to disorders of heart and blood vessels, and include coronary heart disease, cerebrovascular disease, peripheral vascular disease, and heart failure, among others. Atherosclerosis is a common background of these diseases. It is not infrequent that some acute diseases, such as coronary syndromes, appear superimposed on a chronic arterial disease. Acute coronary syndromes (ACS), found worldwide among the leading causes of death, can be the origin of disabling chronic CVD such as heart failure [46]. Clinical and experimental evidence associates this group of alterations with an inflammatory process that takes part in its pathophysiology. In fact, inflammation is one of the most important factors for its initiation, progression, and consolidation [6].


Pro-resolving mediators Inflammation Cardiac disorders 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Brianza-Padilla
    • 1
  • R. Bojalil
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ImmunologyInstituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio ChávezMexico CityMexico
  2. 2.Department of Health CareUniversidad Autónoma Metropolitana-XochimilcoMexico CityMexico

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