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Atherosclerosis Disease Management

Auteur :
Suri Jasjit S.
Kathuria Chirinjeev
Molinari Filippo
Publication :
New York, NY : Springer New York : Springer e-books, 2011
Résumé :
Atherosclerosis is a degenerative process affecting blood vessels, which determines narrowing of the lumen, plaque growth, and hardening of the walls. It is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases. The focus of this book is on the management of the atherosclerotic disease. The coverage spans from histological presentation of the various stages of atherosclerotic lesions to the earliest studies in atherosclerosis therapy, from advanced clinical diagnosis to monitoring, follow-up, and home-care of the atherosclerotic patient. This book shows well-established diagnostic techniques covering several medical imaging modalities such as Ultrasounds, IVUS, MRI, Computer Tomography, along with new trends in early and advanced atherosclerosis diagnosis (innovative drugs and tissue characterization procedures). Surgical standards will be presented along with innovative experimental trials for the treatment of the atherosclerotic patient. The book also covers emerging techniques based on molecular imaging and vibro-acoustics
Contenu :
Importance Atherosclerosis Imaging and Treatment Carotid pathologies: type, incidence, and therapy Cardiovascular risk in subjects with carotid pathologies Noninvasive cerebrovascular risk assessment in presence of carotid lesions Histology and its correlation with instrumental measure Issues and Challenges in Ultrasound Vascular Despeckle Filtering of Ultrasound Review on Plaque Characterization and Carotid Imaging Signal Processing Approach to 2-D longitudinal and transverse B-Mode Carotid Images Plaque morphology and reconstruction The use of ultrasound contrast agents in plaque characterization IVUS CCA Segmentation MRI imaging of carotid lesions Carotid Stenosis Estimation in X-rays Fusion Techniques for CCA MR carotid Segmentation using Gibbs Model MR Stenosis Analysis carotid plaques by noninvasive imaging MR Plaque Characterization CT- Atherosclerosis Imaging Hemodynamics FEM for Carotid and Stroke Analysis Surgical intervention: stenting vs endarterectomy Drug Therapy and follow-up Clinical management and follow-up of patients with carotid disease Vaccinia virus, protein and atherosclerotic lesions Nanoparticle Based Atherosclerosis Mgt In Vivo Vibroacoustography for Vascular Artery and Veins SDUV technique for measuring mechanical properties of Plaqued Arteries Metabolomics in patients with carotid artery diseases Lipid Management in CCA Molecular Imaging of Atherosclerosis Biologic Nanoparticles in Atherosclerosis Diseases
URL :
Disponible en ligne
ISBN :
978-1-441-97222-4
Langue :
anglais
Type de document :
Ressource électronique
Thèmes :
Medicine
Cardiology
Biomedicine
Biomedicine general