ESC Textbook of Vascular Biology by Rob Krams

ESC Textbook of Vascular Biology

EditorRob Krams, Magnus Back

Hardcover | April 29, 2017

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Atherosclerosis is the most significant cause of cardiovascular disease worldwide. Vascular biology is the key to understanding how atherosclerosis arises and operates. The ESC Textbook of Vascular Biology is a rich and clearly laid-out guide by leading European scientists providingcomprehensive information on vascular physiology, disease, and research. The textbook covers molecular findings and novel targets within the speciality while also providing the basics of vascular biology and disease pathophysiology. It also covers the major changes in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis that have occurred in recent years,developments and recent breakthroughs in the field are specifically highlighted. The official publication of the ESC Working Group on Arthrosclerosis and Vascular Biology, this print edition comes with access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online, for as long as the edition is published by Oxford University Press. By activating your unique access code, you can read andannotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables. The textbook is also linked to the ESC's online learning platform (ESCel) and their core specialist training curriculum (ESC Core Curriculum). The textbook particularly appeals to vascular biologists, cardiologists, and other practising clinicians.

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Professor Krams holds a Chair in Molecular Bioengineering at Imperial College, London. Prior to joining Imperial College he worked as Associate Professor in the Department of Bioengineering, Thoraxcentre in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and as associate professor/chair in the department of Medical Physics, Free University in Amsterdam. He...

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Title:ESC Textbook of Vascular BiologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:280 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 0.03 inPublished:April 29, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0198755775

ISBN - 13:9780198755777

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Table of Contents

Section 1 - Foundation of the vascular wall1. J Essers, BS van Thiel, I van der Pluijm, R Kanaar, AHJ Danser: Cell Biology2. VWM van Hinsbergh: Physiology3. TC Gasser: Physical processes4. GK Hansson: Immunology5. Q Xu, W Gu, Y Xie: Animal modelsSection 2 - Biology of the vasculature6. I Fleming, B Kwak: Endothelial cells7. ML Bochaton-Piallat, CJM de Vries, GJ van Eys: Vascular smooth muscle cells8. P Carmeliet, G Eelen, J Kalucka: Arteriogenesis and angiogenesis9. K Alitalo, M Detmar, S Karaman, A Aspelund: The lymphatic systemSection 3 - Atherosclerosis10. E Lutgens, C Monaco: Atherosclerosis - a short history11. O Wiklund, J Boren: Lipid metabolism12. R Krams, P Weinberg, J Wentzel: Biomechanics13. C Weber, ML Bochaton-Piallat, E Lutgens: Cellular mechanisms14. C Monaco, G Caligiuri: Molecular mechanismsSection 4 - Other vascular disease15. P Kovanen, M Back: Valvular heart disease16. JB Michel: Pathophysiology of Aneurysm17. J Mason, E Tombetti: VasculitisSection 5 - Vascular-associated pathologies18. L Badimon, FC Tanner, GG Camici, G Vilahur: Thrombosis19. T Guzik, RM Touyz: Hypertension20. Z Yang, XF Ming: Perivascular adipose tissue and metabolic syndrome