publication . Thesis . Other literature type . 2017

Novel aspects of acute coronary syndromes, reperfusion injury and post-infarction myocardial fibrosis

Chan, William;
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  • Published: 22 Mar 2017
Abstract
This thesis comprises 4 clinical studies aiming to explore the mechanisms related to coronary plaque destabilization, clinical outcomes of the no-reflow phenomenon, a novel treatment of ischaemia-reperfusion injury, and the pattern and temporal evolution of left ventricular myocardial fibrosis following myocardial infarction. Current risk prediction models for future cardiovascular events are derived from large scale population-based studies (such as that from the Framingham Heart Study), based on the presence of so-called traditional cardiovascular risk factors. However, it has long been recognized that atherothrombotic sequelae from atherosclerotic arterial di...
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Medical Subject Headings: cardiovascular diseases
free text keywords: Uncategorized, restricted access and full embargo, acute coronary syndromes, ethesis-20111130-085150, monash:81604, thesis(doctorate), post-infarction myocardial fibrosis, reperfusion injury, 1959.1/532670, 2011
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