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Bronchial Vascular Remodeling in Asthma and COPD

1st Edition

Edited by Aili Lazaar

CRC Press

233 pages

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pub: 2006-08-04
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Description

Responding to the growth of research in the field over the past decade, this book brings together leading investigators with expertise in pulmonology, pathology, and developmental biology to clarify the mechanisms that regulate the development of bronchial vascular remodeling in asthma and COPD, as well as explore the pathophysiological processes t

Table of Contents

Developmental Origins of the Bronchial Vasculature: Experimental Approaches to Study the Structure and Function of Bronchial Vasculature. Noninvasive Measurement of Airway Blood Flow. Molecular Mechanisms of Angiogenesis. Chemokine Regulation of Angiogenesis. The Role of the Extracellular Matrix in Angiogenesis. Angiogenesis in the Asthmatic Airway. Bronchial Vascular Remodeling in Emphysema/Chronic Bronchitis. Pulmonary Vascular Remodeling in COPD. Angiogenesis: Lessons Learned From Skeletal Muscle. Pharmacologic Modulation of Bronchial Vascular Remodeling: Current Therapies and Novel Approaches

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED000000
MEDICAL / General
MED014000
MEDICAL / Clinical Medicine
MED079000
MEDICAL / Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine