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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Nahrendorf, Matthias; Frantz, Stefan; Swirski, Filip K; Mulder, Willem J M; Randolph, Gwendalyn; Ertl, Georg; Ntziachristos, Vasilis; Piek, Jan J; Stroes, Erik S; Schwaiger, Markus; Mann, Douglas L; Fayad, Zahi A 
Title:
Imaging systemic inflammatory networks in ischemic heart disease. 
Abstract:
While acute myocardial infarction mortality declines, patients continue to face reinfarction and/or heart failure. The immune system, which intimately interacts with healthy and diseased tissues through resident and recruited leukocytes, is a central interface for a global host response to ischemia. Pathways that enhance the systemic leukocyte supply may be potential therapeutic targets. Pre-clinically, imaging helps to identify immunity's decision nodes, which may serve as such targets. In tran...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Am Coll Cardiol 
Year:
2015 
Journal volume:
65 
Journal issue:
15 
Pages contribution:
1583-91 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0735-1097 
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl für Biologische Bildgebung; Nuklearmedizinische Klinik und Poliklinik