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Advanced Materials for Joint Implants

1st Edition

By Giuseppe Pezzotti

Pan Stanford

626 pages

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pub: 2013-09-10
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Based on an interdisciplinary approach that directly bridges orthopedic concepts to surface science, this book details cutting-edge research in bioceramics science, physical chemistry, biomedical optics, and nanomechanics. The book cites some of the more conventional spectroscopic characterization techniques-including Raman and cathodoluminescence

Table of Contents

Novel Approaches in Treatment of Atherosclerosis. Chemokines as therapeutic targets of Atherosclerosis. MIF Antagonism as a Therapeutic Approach to Atherosclerosis. Peptide-Based Vaccination Strategies to Promote Treg- or Antibody-Mediated Atheroprotection. Modulation of Prostanoids in the Treatment of Atherosclerosis. Stabilization of Mast Cells for Taming Vulnerable Plaques. HDL, ABC Transporters, and Cholesterol Efflux as Therapeutic Targets in Atherosclerosis. Role of Selective Phospholipase A2 Inhibition in the Treatment of Atherosclerosis. Modulation of the Rennin-Angiotensin System in Atherosclerosis. Role of Matrix Metalloproteases as Targets for the Prevention of Atherosclerosis. Probucol-Derivates in the Treatment of Atherosclerosis. Interference with Apoptosis and ER Stress in the Treatment of Atherosclerosis. MicroRNAs in the Pathogenesis and Therapy of Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease. Neutrophils and Their Granule Proteins in the Treatment of Atherosclerosis. Platelets in the Treatment of Atherosclerosis. Costimulatory Molecules in the Treatment of Atherosclerosis.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
MEDICAL / Orthopedics
MEDICAL / Surgery / General