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Clinically Applied Microcirculation Research

1st Edition

Edited by John H. Barker, Gary L. Anderson, Michael D. Menger


496 pages

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First published in 1995: Clinically Applied Microcirculation Research combines state-of-the-art microcirculation technology with present and potential applications in clinical medicine. This comprehensive guide unites the expertise of clinicians and basic researchers from around the world. Many of the chapters are authored by scientist/physician teams. The book provides a broad overview of how microcirculation is involved in clinical research. This is also a valuable reference source for both the history of and latest developments in microcirculation research.

Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction. Chapter 1. The Microcirculation and Clinical Disease, 3. Section 2: Clinical Syndromes and the Microcirculation. Chapter 2. Atherosclerosis and the Microcirculation, 19. Chapter 3. Diabetes and the Microcirculation, 31. Chapter 4. Hypertension and the Microcirculation, 45. Chapter 5. Shock and Multiple-Organ Dysfunction and the Microcirculation, 61. Chapter 6. Leukocyte/Endothelial Cell Adhesion and Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury, 75. Chapter 7. Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome and the Microcirculation, 97. Chapter 8. Malignant Tumors and the Microcirculation, 107. Section 3: Development of Microcirculation Research. Chapter 9. Historical Aspects of Microcirculation Research, 129. Chapter 10. Technological Developments in the study of the Microcirculation, 139. Chapter 11. Application of Microcirculation Research to Clinical Disease, 149. Section 4: Specific Application of Microcirculation Research. Chapter 12. Bone Microcirculation, 163. Chapter 13. Brain Microcirculation, 181. Chapter 14. Eye Microcirculation, 191. Chapter 15. Stomach Microcirculation, 201. Chapter 16. Heart Microcirculation, 213. Chapter 17. Intestine Microcirculation, 227. Chapter 18. Kidney Microcirculation, 239. Chapter 19. Liver Microcirculation, 249. Chapter 20. Lung Microcirculation, 263. Chapter 21. Peripheral Nerve Microcirculation, 277. Chapter 22. Pancreas Microcirculation, 285. Chapter 23. Skeletal muscle Microcirculation, 297. Chapter 24. Skin Microcirculation, 315. Chapter 25. Spleen Microcirculation, 339. Chapter 26. Thyroid Microcirculation, 357. Chapter 27. Urinary Bladder Microcirculation, 367. Section 5: Functional Components of the Microcirculation. Chapter 28. Angiogenesis, 375. Chapter 29. Blood Cells and Rheology, 391. Chapter 30. Endothelial Cells, 407. Chapter 31. Interstitium and Lymphatics, 419. Chapter 32. Isolated, Perfused Microvessels, 435. Chapter 33. Microvascular Architecture and Networks, 457. Chapter 34. Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells, 467. Index, 481.

About the Editors

John H. Barker, Gary L. Anderson, Michael D. Menger

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MEDICAL / Research