Mechanisms Of Cardiovascular Aging by T. HagenMechanisms Of Cardiovascular Aging by T. Hagen

Mechanisms Of Cardiovascular Aging

byT. HagenEditorT. Hagen

Hardcover | November 19, 2002

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This volume ofAdvances in Cell Aging and Gerontologyprovides a timely review on the molecular and cellular basis of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Age itself is the leading risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, which include loss of vasomotor function, athero- and arterio-sclerosis, hypertension, congestive heart failure and stroke. Together these pathologies comprise the leading causes of permanent disability, hospitalization and death for individuals over the age of 65. Thus, there is a critical need to assess both the age-associated causes leading to CVD as well as the current state of knowledge on preventive regimens designed to slow or modulate disease progression.


This book concisely summarizes the current knowledge related to the major aspects contributing to cardiovascular disfunction in the elderly as well as potential ways of maintaining or improving human cardiovascular healthspan.

Title:Mechanisms Of Cardiovascular AgingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:414 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 19, 2002Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0444511598

ISBN - 13:9780444511591

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