Diagnostic and therapeutic targeting of inflammation

Guzik, T. J. (2019) Diagnostic and therapeutic targeting of inflammation. In: Touyz, R. M. and Delles, C. (eds.) Textbook of Vascular Medicine. Springer: Cham, pp. 239-246. ISBN 9783030164805 (doi:10.1007/978-3-030-16481-2_22)

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Abstract

Immune activation and inflammation are essential in the development of vascular dysfunction and atherothrombosis. As we understand that inflammation plays a key role in the pathogenesis of vascular dysfunction and atherosclerosis, it is becoming essential to transform this knowledge to practical use in targeting vascular inflammation. This may be used in diagnosis of high-risk dysfunctional vascular lesions as well as therapeutically. Both systemic and local inflammations can be used in patient stratification and diagnosis as well as targeted therapeutically. The best methods of immune targeting in vascular disease are yet to be defined.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Guzik, Professor Tomasz
Authors: Guzik, T. J.
College/School:College of Medical Veterinary and Life Sciences > Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences
Publisher:Springer
ISBN:9783030164805
Published Online:03 August 2019

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