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Arterial age assesment, arterial stiffness, arterial function - background, facts and clinical usefulness

 

Arterial function and inflammation

Inflammation and Atherosclerosis
Peter Libby, Paul M. Ridker and Attilio Maseri
Circulation 2002;105;1135-1143

Acute Systemic Inflammation Increases Arterial Stiffness and Decreases Wave Reflections in Healthy Individuals
Charalambos Vlachopoulos, Ioanna Dima, Konstantinos Aznaouridis, Carmen Vasiliadou, Nikolaos Ioakeimidis, Constadina Aggeli, Marina Toutouza and Christodoulos Stefanadis
Circulation 2005;112;2193-2200;

Role of Inflammation in Atherosclerosis
Luigi Giusto Spagnoli, Elena Bonanno, Giuseppe Sangiorgi, and Alessandro Mauriello
J Nucl Med 2007; 48:1800–1815

Inflammation in Atherosclerosis and Implications for Therapy
Rodolfo Paoletti, Antonio M. Gotto, Jr and David P. Hajjar
Circulation 2004;109;III-20-III-26

Expanded Network of Inflammatory Markers of Atherogenesis: Where Are We Now?
Seyed Hesameddin Abbasi and Mohammad Ali Boroumand
The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal, 2010, 4, 38-44

Inflammation, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology: Translating Ideas into Cardiovascular Research and Therapy
Armen Yuri Gasparyan
The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal, 2010, Volume 4

Inflammation-Induced Atherosclerosis as a Target for Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases from Early Life
Roya Kelishadi
The Open Cardiovascular Medicine Journal, 2010, 4, 24-29

Inflammation in Atherosclerosis: From Vascular Biology to Biomarker Discovery and Risk Prediction

René R. S. Packard and Peter Libby
Clinical Chemistry 54:1 24–38 (2008)

Risk factors in coronary atherosclerosis athero-inflammation: the meeting point

Raul Altman
Thrombosis Journal 2003, 1

Arterial function evaluation and endothel function

Endothelium-dependent contractions and endothelial dysfunction in human hypertension
Daniele Versari, Elena Daghini, Agostino Virdis, Lorenzo Ghiadoni and Stefano Taddei
British Journal of Pharmacology (2009), 157, 527–536

The ageing endothelium, cardiovascular risk and disease in man
Daniele Versari, Elena Daghini, Agostino Virdis, Lorenzo Ghiadoni and Stefano Taddei
Exp Physiol 2009, 94.3 pp 317–321

Age-Related Reduction of NO Availability and Oxidative Stress in Humans
Stefano Taddei, Agostino Virdis, Lorenzo Ghiadoni, Guido Salvetti, Giampaolo Bernini, Armando Magagna and Antonio Salvetti
Hypertension 2001;38;274-279

Endothelial Dysfunction as a Target for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease
Daniele Versari, Elena Daghini, Agostino Virdis, Lorenzo Ghiadoni and Stefano Taddei
Diabetes Care, November 2009 vol. 32 no. suppl 2 S314-S321

Pulse-Wave Analysis - Clinical Evaluation of a Noninvasive, Widely Applicable Method for Assessing Endothelial Function
Ian B. Wilkinson, Ian R. Hall, Helen MacCallum, Isla S. Mackenzie, Carmel M. McEniery, Bart J. van der Arend, Yae-Eun Shu, Laura S. MacKay, David J. Webb, John R. Cockcroft
Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2002;22:147-152.

Arteriosclerosis

Techniques for the Detection of Coronary Atherosclerosis - Multi–detector Row CT Coronary Angiography
Thomas J. Vogl, MD, Nasreddin D. Abolmaali, MD, Thomas Diebold, MD, Kerstin Engelmann, Mehtap Ay, Selami Dogan, MD, Gerhardt Wimmer-Greinecker, MD, Anton Moritz, MD, Christopher Herzog, MD
Radiology 2002; 223:212–220

Association Between Arterial Stiffness and Atherosclerosis The Rotterdam Study
Nicole M. van Popele, MD, PhD; Diederick E. Grobbee, MD, PhD; Michiel L. Bots, MD, PhD; Roland Asmar, MD, PhD; Jirar Topouchian, MD, PhD; Robert S. Reneman, MD, PhD; Arnold P.G. Hoeks, PhD; Deidre A.M. van der Kuip, MD, PhD; Albert Hofman, MD, PhD; Jacqueline C.M. Witteman, PhD
Stroke. 2001;32:454-460.

Aortic stiffness is associated with atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries in older adults - the Rotterdam Study
Nicole M. van Popele, Francesco U.S. Mattace-Raso, Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, Diederick E. Grobbee, Roland Asmar, Deirdre A.M. van der Kuip, Albert Hofman, Pim J. de Feijter, Matthijs Oudkerk and Jacqueline C.M. Witteman
J Hypertens 24:2371–2376

The association of arterial stiffness and arterial calcification - the Rotterdam Study
AE Odink, FUS Mattace-Raso, A van der Lugt, A Hofman, MGM Hunink, MMB Breteler, GP Krestin2 and JCM Witteman
Journal of Human Hypertension (2008), 1–3

Arteriosclerosis and Atherosclerosis - Guilty by Association
Ian B. Wilkinson, Carmel M. McEniery, John R. Cockcroft
Hypertension. 2009;54:1213-1215.