The Vascular Endothelium II
ISBN/ASIN: 9783540360278,9783540360285 | 2006 | English | pdf | 356/361 pages | 4.43 Mb
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg | Author: J. Arnout, M. F. Hoylaerts, H. R. Lijnen (auth.), Prof. Salvador Moncada FRCP FRS, Ms. Annie Higgs (eds.) | Edition: 1
This volume offers a comprehensive review of recent advances in research on the vascular endothelium. It provides a historical background and a guide for future directions in research. This book comprises 20 chapters by a diverse group of authors who have all made significant contributions to the field of research in the vascular endothelium. The text discusses the structure, development and function of the normal vascular endothelium, considers conditions that lead to the disruption of vascular physiology and provides a comprehensive description of specific pathologies and their treatment. Also discussed are various gene therapy strategies for the treatment of vascular pathologies.
The Vascular Endothelium II is a detailed and wide ranging work that provides a complete representation of the state of knowledge and practice in the early 21st century.