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About the Editors
Robert Fitridge is Professor of Vascular Surgery at the University of Adelaide.
Matthew Thompson is Professor of Vascular Surgery at St George’s Hospital Medical School in London.
Mechanisms of Vascular Disease:
A Reference Book for Vascular Specialists
edited by Robert Fitridge and Matthew Thompson
$187.00 | 2011 | Paperback | 978-0-9871718-2-5 | 587 pp
FREE | 2011 | Ebook (pdf) | 978-1-922064-00-4 | 587 pp
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New updated edition first published with Cambridge University Press. This new edition includes 29 chapters on topics as diverse as pathophysiology of atherosclerosis, vascular haemodynamics, haemostasis, thrombophilia and post-amputation pain syndromes.
Chapter 1: Endothelium Chapter 2: Vascular smooth muscle structure and function Chapter 3: Atherosclerosis Chapter 4: Mechanisms of plaque rupture Chapter 5: Current and emerging therapies in atheroprotection Chapter 6: Molecular approaches to revascularisation in peripheral vascular disease Chapter 7: Biology of restenosis and targets for intervention Chapter 8: Vascular arterial haemodynamics Chapter 9: Physiological haemostasis Chapter 10: Hypercoagulable states Chapter 11: Platelets in the pathogenesis of vascular disease and their role as a therapeutic target Chapter 12: Pathogenesis of aortic aneurysms Chapter 13: Pharmacological treatment of aneurysms Chapter 14: Aortic dissection and connective tissue disorders Chapter 15: Biomarkers in vascular disease Chapter 16: Pathophysiology and principles of management of vasculitis and Raynaud’s phenomenon Chapter 17: SIRS, sepsis and multiorgan failure Chapter 18: Pathophysiology of reperfusion injury Chapter 19: Compartment syndrome Chapter 20: Pathophysiology of pain Chapter 21: Postamputation pain Chapter 22: Treatment of neuropathic pain Chapter 23: Principles of wound healing Chapter 24: Pathophysiology and principles of varicose veins Chapter 25: Chronic venous insufficiency and leg ulceration: Principles and vascular biology Chapter 26: Pathophysiology and principles of management of the diabetic foot Chapter 27: Lymphoedema – Principles, genetics and pathophysiology Chapter 28: Graft materials past and future Chapter 29: Pathophysiology of vascular graft infections
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