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Mechanisms of Vascular Disease

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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


Ebook (pdf) available for free download. For higher resolution, please download the single chapters.

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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