Chapter 26. Role of Oral Pathogens in the Pathogenesis of Coronary Heart Disease

  1. Ronald Ross Watson1,2 and
  2. Douglas F. Larson3
  1. Palle Holmstrup

Published Online: 15 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch26

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease

How to Cite

Holmstrup, P. (2007) Role of Oral Pathogens in the Pathogenesis of Coronary Heart Disease, in Immune Dysfunction and Immunotherapy in Heart Disease (eds R. R. Watson and D. F. Larson), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470692325.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Nutritional Sciences, The University of Arizona; and Sarver Heart Center, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona

  2. 2

    Division of Health Promotion Sciences, Mel and Enid Zuckerman Arizona College of Public Health, The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

  3. 3

    Sarver Heart Center College of Medicine The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 30 AUG 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405155687

Online ISBN: 9780470692325

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Keywords:

  • pathogens;
  • pathogenesis;
  • coronary heart disease;
  • tissue;
  • cytokines

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Background

  • Pathogenic considerations

  • Indirect influence of oral bacteria on CHD

  • Conclusion

  • References