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Molecular and Translational Medicine

Molecular and Translational Vascular Medicine

Editors: Homeister, Jonathon W., Willis, Monte (Eds.)

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  • Provides new insights into vascular pathophysiologic processes
  • Covers the emerging field of therapeutic angiogenesis
  • All chapters are written by experts in their fields
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Molecular and Translational Vascular Medicine will serve as a state-of-the-art resource for physicians and translational medical researchers alike who are interested in the rapidly evolving field of vascular medicine.  The text provides new insight into the basic mechanisms of classic vascular pathophysiologic processes like angiogenesis, atherosclerosis, thrombosis, and vasculitis.  Furthermore, it covers new areas of investigation including the role of the ubiquitin proteasome system in vascular disease, endothelial progenitor cells for disease treatment, and the genetic basis of thoracic aortic aneurysms.  Lastly, this volume includes sections on the newly emerging field of therapeutic angiogenesis, and the developing technology of nanoparticle-based imaging and therapeutic treatment of the diseased vasculature. All chapters are written by established experts in their fields, including pathologists, cardiovascular surgeons, and internists as well as translational biomedical researchers in a wide range of disciplines. While comprehensive, the material is presented in a manner that simplifies the complex pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie common vascular diseases.

Molecular and Translational Vascular Medicine will be of great value to a broad audience including internists, cardiovascular and vascular surgeons, pathologists, residents and fellows, as well as translational biomedical researchers.

About the authors

Jonathon W. Homeister, MD, PhD

McAllister Heart Institute, The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

Monte S. Willis, MD, PhD

McAllister Heart Institute, The University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA

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“It is designed to be a source for translational vascular medicine research. The book is intended for physicians, residents, fellows, and graduate students from a variety of different specialties related to vascular disease. … This is a unique compilation of topics that would be valuable to both physicians and researchers, with the common interest being vascular disease. It is well written and carefully thought out. It is a welcome addition to the literature and fills an obvious void in existing publications.” (Melina Kibbe, Doody’s Review Service, March, 2013)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)
  • The Molecular Biology and Genetics of Aneurysms

    Pages 3-33

    Kuivaniemi, Helena, MD, PhD (et al.)

  • The Molecular Biology and Treatment of Systemic Vasculitis in Children

    Pages 35-70

    Eleftheriou, Despina, MB, BS, MRCPCH (et al.)

  • Recent Insights into the Molecular and Cellular Contributions to Venous Thrombosis

    Pages 71-102

    Henke, Peter K., MD (et al.)

  • The Ubiquitin Proteasome System in Endothelial Cell Dysfunction and Vascular Disease

    Pages 103-128

    Shirwany, Najeeb A., MD, PhD (et al.)

  • Molecular Imaging of Vascular Inflammation, Atherosclerosis, and Thrombosis

    Pages 129-166

    Jane-Wit, Dan, MD, PhD (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Molecular and Translational Vascular Medicine
Editors
  • Jonathon W. Homeister
  • Monte Willis
Series Title
Molecular and Translational Medicine
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-61779-906-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-61779-906-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-61779-905-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-62703-868-3
Series ISSN
2197-7852
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 338
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