TY - CHAP A1 - Rodolfo A. K├Âlliker Frers A2 - Matilde Otero-Losada A3 - Eduardo Kersberg A4 - Vanesa Cosentino A5 - Francisco Capani ED1 - Anca Chiriac Y1 - 2017-07-05 PY - 2017 T1 - Immune System Links Psoriasis-Mediated Inflammation to Cardiovascular Diseases via Traditional and Non-Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Factors N2 - In 2014, psoriasis was recognized as a serious noncommunicable disease in the World Health Assembly Resolution WHA67.9, with a great negative impact on patients' quality of life. Psoriasis is a worldwide chronic disease, affecting all ages and all races, and a serious global health problem. Psoriasis is a complex disease with still unknown etiology and no specific curative treatment. The chapters provide comprehensive and new description of some issues related to psoriasis research and for understanding of clinical correlations, genetic aspects, experimental research, and potential therapeutic interventions. The book could be a source of information for clinicians and researchers from different fields in raising awareness of the disease. BT - Psoriasis SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.68559 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.68559 SN - 978-953-51-3252-3 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-06-22 ER -