Fluid Dynamics as a Localizing Factor for Atherosclerosis: The Proceedings of a Symposium Held at Heidelberg, Frg, June 18-20, 1982

Author:   G. Schettler ,  Robert M. Nerem ,  Holger Schmid-Schonbein ,  H. Morl
Publisher:   Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
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9783540123934


Pages:   242
Publication Date:   01 August 1983
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Author:   G. Schettler ,  Robert M. Nerem ,  Holger Schmid-Schonbein ,  H. Morl
Publisher:   Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Imprint:   Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K
Weight:   0.570kg
ISBN:  

9783540123934


ISBN 10:   3540123938
Pages:   242
Publication Date:   01 August 1983
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Out of stock   Availability explained
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Opening Comments.- Fluid Dynamic Approaches to Atherosclerosis.- A Fluid-Dynamicist's and a Physiologist's Look at Arterial Flow and Arteriosclerosis.- The Case for Fluid Dynamics as a Localizing Factor in Atherogenesis.- Flow and Atherogenesis in the Human Carotid Bifurcation.- Pulsating Flow in Distensible Models of Vascular Branches.- Coronary Artery Geometry and Its Fluid Mechanical Implications.- Flow Patterns in Model and Natural Branching Vessels.- Geometric Effects on the Hemodynamic Environment of the Arterial Wall: A Basis for Geometric Risk Factors?.- The Drainage of Transmural Flow and the Consequences of Its Insufficiency.- Fluid Mechanical Factors in Macromolecular Transport by the Arterial Wall.- The Role of Hydrodynamic Factors in Platelet Activation and Thrombotic Events: The Effects of Shear Stress of Short Duration.- Microrheology of Thrombocyte Deposition: Effect of Stimulation, Flow Direction, and Red Cells.- The Localization of Transient Subendothelial Water-Filled Blisters in the in Situ Rabbit Aorta as a Result of Reduction in Pressure.- Influence of Convection and Vasoactive Agents on the Mass Transport Properties of the Arterial Wall.- Haemodynamic Influences on Platelets in Haemostasis and Thrombosis.- Effects of Antihypertensive Drugs and Blood Velocity.- General Properties of Endothelial Cells.- The Endothelium as a Mediating Factor in Transport Across the Arterial Wall.- Morphology and Fluid-Dynamics of Endothelial Cells at the Site of Vascular Bifurcation.- Location and Morphology of Hypertensive Lesions in Coronary Arteries of Dogs.- Response of Vascular Endothelium to Unsteady Fluid Shear Stress in Vitro.- Injury at the Vascular Surface.- Cellular Participation in Atherogenesis: Selected Facets of Endothelium, Smooth Muscle, and the Peripheral Blood Monocyte.- Evidence that High Flow Velocity and Endothelial Disruption Are Not the Principal Factors in Experimental Plaque Localization.- Localization of Early Atherosclerotic Lesions in Carotid and Coronary Bifurcations in Humans - A Bifurcation of the High Shear Stress Hypothesis.- Quantitative Arterial Wall Morphology.

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