This monograph covers all aspects of the roles that the haemostatic system and endothelial cells play in the pathogenesis and treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) and its major clinical implications, including stroke, myocardial infarction, and peripheral vascular disease.;Providing complementary perspectives from international experts, Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease, Haemostasis, and Endothelial Function offers in-depth discussions of: coagulation factors and endogenous coagulation inhibitors in ASCVD; the contribution of impaired fibrinolysis to the pathogenesis of ASCVD; the relationship of lipid abnormalities and hyperinsulinemia to altered coagulation and fibrinolysis; elevated plasma homocysteine; antiphospholipid antibodies and ASCVD; altered platelet activity in ASCVD; and vasoconstrictive and vasodilating factors derived from the endothelium in ASCVD.;With over 1700 literature citations and figures, this reference is intended for cardiologists, haematologists, physiologists epidemiologists, internists, and medical school students in these disciplines.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 23 mm
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