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Eckardstein, Arnold

Atherosclerosis: Diet and Drugs

Eckardstein, Arnold - Atherosclerosis: Diet and Drugs, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Background

1. The Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis
P. Cullen, J. Rauterberg, S. Lorkowski

2. Risk Factors for Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease
A. Eckardstein

3. Metabolic Syndrome: Therapeutic Considerations
S.M. Grundy

Part II. The Impact of Diet

4. Physical Activity, Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases
T.A. Lakka, C. Bouchard

5. Fatty Acids and Atherosclerotic Risk
M.A. Thijssen, R.P. Mensink

6. Dietary Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis and Coronary Heart Disease
M. Kratz

7. Plant Sterols and Stanols
M.J. Tikkanen

8. Carbohydrates and Dietary Fiber
P.M. Suter

9. Dietary Antioxidants and Paraoxonases Against LDL Oxidation and Atherosclerosis Development
M. Aviram, M. Kaplan, M. Rosenblat, B. Fuhrman

10. Soy, Isoflavones and Atherosclerosis
R. St. Clair, M. Anthony

11. Homocysteine and B Vitamins
S. Cook, O.M. Hess

12. Alcohol
H.F.J. Hendriks, A. Tol

Part III. Evidence-Based Anti-Atherosclerotic Drug Therapy

13. Lipid and Non-lipid Effects of Statins
R. Paoletti, C. Bolego, A. Cignarella

14. Fibrates
R. Robillard, C. Fontaine, G. Chinetti, J.-C. Fruchart, B. Staels

15. ACE Inhibitors and Angiotensin II Receptor Antagonists
A. Dendorfer, P. Dominiak, H. Schunkert

16. Inhibition of Platelet Activation and Aggregation
I. Ahrens, C. Bode, K. Peter

Part IV. Targets of Future Anti-Atherosclerotic Drug Therapy

17. The ABC of Hepatic and Intestinal Cholesterol Transport
T. Plösch, A. Kosters, A.K. Groen, F. Kuipers

18. Inhibition of the Synthesis of Apolipoprotein B-Containing Lipoproteins
J. Greeve

19. Therapy of Hyper-Lp(a)
K.M. Kostner, G.M. Kostner

20. Modulation of High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Metabolism and Reverse Cholesterol Transport
M. Hersberger, A. Eckardstein

21. Inhibition of Lipoprotein Lipid Oxidation
O. Cynshi, R. Stocker

22. Correction of Insulin Resistance and the Metabolic Syndrome
D. Müller-Wieland, J. Kotzka

23. Protection of Endothelial Function
L.E. Spieker, T.F. Lüscher

24. Modulation of Smooth Muscle Cell Proliferation and Migration: Role of Smooth Muscle Cell Heterogeneity
M.-L. Bochaton-Piallat, G. Gabbiani

25. Modulation of Macrophage Function and Metabolism
S. Bellosta, F. Bernini

26. Inflammation Is a Crucial Feature of Atherosclerosis and a Potential Target to Reduce Cardiovascular Events
F. Mach

27. Autoimmune Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis
K. Mandal, M. Jahangiri, Q. Xu

28. Drug Therapies to Prevent Coronary Plaque Rupture and Erosion: Present and Future
P.T. Kovanen, M. Mäyränpää, K.A. Lindstedt

29. Reciprocal Role of Vasculogenic Factors and Progenitor Cells in Atherogenesis
T. Murayama, O.M. Tepper, T. Asahara

30. Gene Therapy of Atherosclerosis
E. Vähäkangas, S. Ylä-Herttuala

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Keywords: TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical TEC059000

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2005
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Medicine, Health Care, Mode
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783540276616

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