Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Microcirculation Revisited

From Molecules to Clinical Practice

Edited by Helena Lenasi

University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

The book provides a comprehensive overview of selected topics in microcirculation, from physiology to pathophysiology including molecular mechanisms and clinical aspects. It contains 10 chapters written by reputed authors, which comprehensively sum up the current knowledge and some interesting new insights in the field of microcirculation. It will be useful to a broad range of audience, from students to highly profiled experts, helping them to expand their knowledge on microcirculation and opening up additional questions for further investigation.

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Microcirculation RevisitedFrom Molecules to Clinical PracticeEdited by Helena Lenasi

Published: October 26th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61893

ISBN: 978-953-51-2731-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2730-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4162-4

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

18907 Total Chapter Downloads

17 Crossref Citations

20 Web of Science Citations

35 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Microcirculation in Health and Disease

By Helena Lenasi


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2. The Morphology, Physiology and Pathophysiology of Coronary Microcirculation

By Diogo André Fonseca, Pedro Engrácia Antunes and Maria Dulce Cotrim


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3. The Skeletal Muscle Microvasculature and Its Effects on Metabolism

By Cathryn M Kolka


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4. Microcirculation of the Newborn

By Ian M.R. Wright and Rebecca M. Dyson


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5. The Metabolites of Arachidonic Acid in Microvascular Function

By Ines Drenjančević, Ivana Jukić, Zrinka Mihaljević, Anita Ćosić and Aleksandar Kibel


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6. A Challenged Sympathetic System Is Associated with Retinal Vascular Calibre in a Black Male Cohort: The SABPA Study

By Nicolaas T. Malan, Roland von Känel, Wayne Smith, Gavin W. Lambert, Walthard Vilser, Nina Eikelis, Manja Reimann and Leoné Malan


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7. Pathogenesis of Leukoaraiosis: A Review

By Matija Zupan


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8. Noninvasive Evaluation of Microcirculation under Normal and Pathological Conditions Using Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasonography (CEUS)

By Attila Tamas-Szora, Mihai A. Socaciu, Alexandru F. Badea, Iulian Opincariu and Radu I. Badea


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9. Laser Doppler Flowmetry Evaluation of the Microcirculation in Dentistry

By Carmen Todea, Silvana Canjau, Mariana Miron, Bogdan Vitez and Gheorghe Noditi


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10. Vascular Regeneration by Endothelial Progenitor Cells in Health and Diseases

By Estefanía Nova-Lamperti, Felipe Zúñiga, Valeska Ormazábal, Carlos Escudero and Claudio Aguayo


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11. Perioperative Inflammation and Microcirculation in Surgery: Clinical Strategies for Improved Surgical Outcomes

By Robert Schier, Philipp Zimmer and Bernhard Riedel


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