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Arterial Stiffness: Implications and Interventions

Arterial Stiffness: Implications and Interventions

by Bradley S. Fleenor, Adam J. Berrones

Editeur : Springer International Publishing
ISBN: 9783319248424
Broché: 60
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Date d'affichage: 2020-09-21
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Arterial stiffness is an emerging risk factor with important implications for cardiovascular disease risk. Herein, we concisely summarize the physiological and pathophysiological aspects of arterial stiffening, and highlight the importance of increased arterial stiffness for future cardiovascular events. Factors contributing to increased arterial stiffness such as advancing age, obesity, race, sex differences and cardiorespiratory fitness are examined while elucidating the potential underlying mechanisms for each scenario. To conclude, we discuss novel interventions to prevent and/or reverse the arterial stiffening process in order to reduce cardiovascular risk. This book also: Overviews the cellular and molecular mechanisms of arterial stiffness Discusses the implications of arterial stiffness in target organ damage