4. Endothelial Dysfunction

  1. Keith Frayn and
  2. Sara Stanner

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch4

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force

How to Cite

Frayn, K. and Stanner, S. (eds) (2008) Endothelial Dysfunction, in Cardiovascular Disease: Nutrition and Emerging Risk Factors: The Report of a British Nutrition Foundation Task Force, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101660

Online ISBN: 9780470774663

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Keywords:

  • endothelial dysfunction;
  • aetiology;
  • coronary heart disease;
  • macronutrients;
  • lipid-lowering agents

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Estimates of Endothelial Dysfunction

  • Aetiology of Endothelial Damage: Association with Classical and Novel Risk Factors

  • Endothelial Dysfunction as an Integrated Pathway for Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) Risk

  • Endothelial Function Measures as Independent Predictors of CHD

  • Relevant Genetic Studies

  • Prevention and Reversibility of Endothelial Dysfunction

  • Effects of CHD Preventative Modalities on Other Risk Factor Pathways

  • Dietary Modulations of Endothelial Function

  • Do Nutrient—Induced Endothelial Effects Correlate with Results from Endpoint Studies?

  • Key Points

  • Recommendations for Future Research

  • Key References