TY - CHAP A1 - Takuya Watanabe A2 - Shinji Koba ED1 - Efrain Gaxiola Y1 - 2012-04-20 PY - 2012 T1 - Roles of Serotonin in Atherothrombosis and Related Diseases N2 - Atherothrombosis has reached pandemic proportions worldwide. It is the underlying condition that results in events leading to myocardial infarction, ischemic stroke and vascular death. As such, it is the leading cause of death worldwide manifested mainly as cardiovascular/cerebrovascular death. The complex and intimate relationship between atherothrombosis and traditional and novel risk factors is discussed in the following chapters of Traditional and Novel Risk Factors in Atherothrombosis - from basic science to clinical and therapeutic concerns. Beginning with pathology and pathophysiology of atherothrombosis, plaque rupture/disruption, this book continues with molecular, biochemical, inflammatory, cellular aspects and finally analyzes several aspects of clinical pharmacology. BT - Traditional and Novel Risk Factors in Atherothrombosis SP - Ch. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/30916 DO - 10.5772/30916 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-09-23 ER -