The concept of vascular biology has emerged and expanded rapidly over the past 25 years and with research in this area has come improved understanding of a wide range of clinical conditions. For both specialists and newcomers to the field in search of a broad overview and also for the non-specialist requiring an up-to-date insight into progress and its implications, this book provides a much needed concise resource. The multidisciplinary team of contributors cover topics ranging from normal and pathological aspects of endothelial function to the role of the vasculature in hemostasis, atherosclerosis and hypertension. This carefully illustrated and highly readable text provides both a valuable source of practical information and clear explanations of the impact of new techniques of cellular and molecular biology on recent and future developments.
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For those new to vascular research and for the interested non-specialist, this book provides an ideal concise overview of both basic biology and its practical clinical implications. The multidisciplinary team of contributors present a carefully illustrated and highly readable text including clear explanations of the latest revolutionary research techniques.Review:
'... makes excellent reading ... for readers who are interested in gaining a fundamental understanding of this critical area, I believe this book offers an excellent pathway towards this goal.' P. T. Mc Collum, The British Journal of Surgery
'I recommend this book to those seeking an introductory overview into this exciting and rapidly burgeoning area. The authors provide an up-to-date interpretation of vascular biology and how this might relate to disease.' Kiran Bhagat, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine
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Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110521589983
Book Description Cambridge University Press, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0521589983
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