Endothelial (dys)Function, Lipid Reduction and Balloon Angioplasty

  • Han J. G. H. Mulder
  • Martin J. Schalij
Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 197)

Abstract

The endothelium is an important anatomical structure which is present throughout the whole vascular system. This review will focus on the endothelial function of the coronary artery system, especially in relation to cholesterol reduction and percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA). The review is divided into four parts; 1) endothelial function; 2) endothelial dysfunction; 3) restoring endothelial function by cholesterol reduction; and 4) endothelial (dys)function and PTCA.

Keywords

Nitric Oxide Smooth Muscle Cell Endothelial Dysfunction Endothelial Function Percutaneous Trans Luminal Coronary Angioplasty 
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