19. Viral Infection and Pulmonary Endothelial Cells

  1. Norbert F. Voelkel1 and
  2. Sharon Rounds Chief2,3
  1. Norbert F. Voelkel

Published Online: 11 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470747490.ch19

The Pulmonary Endothelium: Function in health and disease

The Pulmonary Endothelium: Function in health and disease

How to Cite

Voelkel, N. F. (2009) Viral Infection and Pulmonary Endothelial Cells, in The Pulmonary Endothelium: Function in health and disease (eds N. F. Voelkel and S. Rounds), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470747490.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 1

    The E. Raymond Fenton Professor of Pulmonary Research, Director, Victoria Johnson Center for Pulmonary Obstructive Disease Research, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA

  2. 2

    Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Medical Service, Providence VA, USA

  3. 3

    Medical Center, Providence, RI 02908, USA

Author Information

  1. The E. Raymond Fenton Professor of Pulmonary Research, Director, Victoria Johnson Center for Pulmonary Obstructive Disease Research, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA 23298, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723616

Online ISBN: 9780470747490

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Keywords:

  • viral infection and pulmonary endothelial cells;
  • acute lung injury (ALI) and pulmonary hypertension;
  • acute viral infections;
  • chronic viral infections and driving angiogenesis;
  • HHV-8 (Kaposi sarcoma virus) - oncogenic virus;
  • HIV-related pulmonary hypertension;
  • hypoxia-inducible factor (HIF)-1α;
  • Hanta, and corona virus infections and lung microvascular ECs destruction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Acute Viral Infections

  • Chronic Viral Infections

  • HIV-Related Pulmonary Hypertension

  • HHV-8 Infection

  • Cytomegalovirus

  • Hepatitis Virus Infection

  • Conclusions and Perspectives

  • References