© 2006

Cardiovascular Research

New Technologies, Methods, and Applications

  • Gerard Pasterkamp
  • Dominique P. V. de Kleijn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Methods

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Sergiu Scobioala, Rainer Klocke, Günter Michel, Sigrid Nikol
      Pages 45-64
    3. Rainer Klocke, Sergiu Scobioala, Sigrid Nikol
      Pages 65-74
    4. J. P. G. Sluijter, G. Pasterkamp, D. P. V. de Kleijn
      Pages 75-83
    5. Marja Hedman, Mikko P. Turunen, Seppo Ylä-Herttuala
      Pages 85-101
    6. A. H. C. van Kampen, A. J. G. Horrevoets
      Pages 103-119
    7. Anne E. Lamers, Dominique P. V. de Kleijn
      Pages 121-130
  3. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 131-131
    2. Jennifer C. Moore, Teun P. de Boer, Marcel A. G. van der Heyden, Leon G. J. Tertoolen, Christine L. Mummery
      Pages 133-155
    3. Marie Jose Goumans, Anke Smits, Piet van Vliet, Simone Post, Rutger J. Hassink, Pieter Stella et al.
      Pages 157-170
    4. Saurin R. Patel, Larry J. Diaz-Sandoval, Douglas W. Losordo
      Pages 171-205
    5. Chris Denis Daly, Gordon R. Campbell, Julie H. Campbell
      Pages 207-220
    6. Rob Krams, Johannes Schaar, Frank Helderman, Caroline Cheng, Babak Mousavi Gourabi, L. C. A. van Damme et al.
      Pages 221-234
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 235-239

About this book


Cardiovascular Research: New Technologies, Methods & Applications serves as an essential reference material offering a complete overview of innovative new technologies, methods, and applications in current cardiovascular research. Cardiovascular Research: New Technologies, Methods & Applications presents a methods and applications approach to cardiovascular research written by prominent international researchers presenting commissioned summaries of cutting edge research.

Key Topics:

Offers a Methods and Applications approach including, Cardiovascular Methods in:



-Real Time PCR

-RNA Interference

-Plus More!

Cardiovascular Applications in:

-Stems Cells and Cardiomyocytes

-Stem Cells and Angiogenesis

-Gene Therapy

-Manufacturing the Artificial Blood Vessel

-Closed Chest Robotic Surgery

-RNA Interference

-Plus More!

Cardiovascular Research: New Technologies, Methods & Applications is essential for all cardiovascular research academics, bench scientists, and industry professionals wishing to take advantage of the latest and greatest in the continuously emerging field of cardiovascular science.

About the Editors:

Gerard Pasterkamp, PhD, MD is Associate Professor and Head of Experimental Cardiology Laboratory at the Heart Lung Centre Utrecht at the University Medical Center Utrecht (UMCU). Dr. Pasterkamp received his MD at Free University Amsterdam, his PhD at the medical faculty on intravascular ultrasound, and his MSc Clinical Epidemiology at the NIHES Rotterdam. Dr. Pasterkamp's many original papers and invited reviews on the topic of vascular remodeling reveal his skilled interest in arterial remodeling in atherosclerotic disease.

Dominique de Kleijn, PhD is a molecular biologist at Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands (ICIN) and is positioned at the Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology at the UMCU. Dr. Klein earned his PhD molecular biology at the Nijmegen University at the Department of Molecular Animal Physiology, and is recognized as an expert in matrix biology and innate immunity in cardiovascular disease.


angiogenesis cardiology cardiovascular cell biology development gene therapy physiology stem cells surgery vascular disease

Editors and affiliations

  • Gerard Pasterkamp
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dominique P. V. de Kleijn
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Experimental Cardiology LaboratoryUniversity Medical CenterUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Interuniversity Cardiology Institute of the Netherlands (ICIN)UtrechtThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Experimental Cardiology LaboratoryUniversity Medical CenterUtrechtThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Cardiovascular Research
  • Book Subtitle New Technologies, Methods, and Applications
  • Editors Gerard Pasterkamp
    Dominique de Kleijn
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, Inc 2006
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-0-387-23328-4
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4899-9591-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-0-387-23329-1
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XV, 239
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Cardiology
    Cardiac Surgery
    Medical Biochemistry
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