7. Inflammation-Related Factors

  1. Keith Frayn and
  2. Sara Stanner

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774663.ch7

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) (2005) Inflammation-Related Factors, 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.ch7

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:

  • immune system;
  • inflammation;
  • atherosclerosis;
  • inflammatory risk factors;
  • cardiovascular disease

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Immune System

  • Inflammation and Atherosclerosis

  • Risk Factors

  • Are the Inflammatory Risk Factors Equivalent?

  • Infectious Burden, Inflammation and Atherosclerosis

  • Pharmacological Agents with Anti-Inflammatory Effects in Cardiovascular Disease

  • Key Points

  • Recommendations for Future Research

  • Key References