Cell Membrane Function and Dysfunction of Vascular Tissue

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ContributionsT. Godfraind (Editor), P. Meyer (Editor)
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Number of Pages270
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Open LibraryOL7531649M
ISBN 100444803165
ISBN 109780444803160

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In straightforward terms, with more than diagrams and illustrations, the book explains the key principles crucial to understanding how the cardiovascular system and its components function and malfunction.

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They line the inside of all blood vessels - from large arteries to tiny capillaries. The Global Burden of Disease Study identified cardiovascular risk factors as leading causes of global deaths and life years lost.

Endothelial dysfunction represents a pathomechanism that is associated with most of these risk factors and stressors, and represents an early (subclinical) marker/predictor of atherosclerosis.

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The S phase typically lasts between Vascular aging with impairment of endothelial cell function leads to altered angiogenesis, a key factor in the etiology of various cardiovascular disorders.

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