By Ulf Landmesser, Helmut Drexler (auth.), Martial G. Bourassa, Jean-Claude Tardif (eds.)
Antioxidants and heart problems, moment version addresses a fancy yet very well timed and interesting challenge in cardiovascular drugs. it truly is written by way of famous specialists within the fields of atherosclerosis and antioxidants. it may be of curiosity not just to academicians but in addition to working towards physicians. the 1st 5 chapters overview the final techniques of oxidative tension and their dating to lipid metabolism, endothelial disorder, genetics and transcriptional elements. the subsequent seven chapters describe lately outlined markers of oxidative rigidity, pharmacological compounds with antioxidant task, normal antioxidants present in micronutrients and in nutrient-rich diets, and reports the new facts for his or her efficacy or loss of efficacy in sufferers with heart problems or cardiovascular hazard elements. The final seven chapters speak about the capability healing advantages of antioxidants in a few cardiovascular stipulations which come with atherosclerosis, restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention, significant cardiovascular chance elements akin to high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus and dyslipidemia, and left ventricular disorder and congestive center failure.
Martial G. Bourassa, M.D. and Jean-Claude Tardif, M.D. are affiliated with the Montreal middle Institute, learn middle and division of drugs, college of medication, collage of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
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Antioxidants and Cardiovascular Disease by Ulf Landmesser, Helmut Drexler (auth.), Martial G. Bourassa, Jean-Claude Tardif (eds.)