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 medication. it's written via well-known specialists within the fields of atherosclerosis and antioxidants. it may be of curiosity not just to academicians but in addition to practising physicians. the 1st 5 chapters assessment the final suggestions of oxidative tension and their dating to lipid metabolism, endothelial disorder, genetics and transcriptional components. the following seven chapters describe lately outlined markers of oxidative tension, pharmacological compounds with antioxidant task, traditional antioxidants present in micronutrients and in nutrient-rich diets, and experiences the hot facts for his or her efficacy or loss of efficacy in sufferers with heart problems or cardiovascular hazard components. The final seven chapters talk about the capability healing advantages of antioxidants in a few cardiovascular stipulations which come with atherosclerosis, restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention, significant cardiovascular danger elements resembling 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, examine heart and division of drugs, college of medication, college 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.)