1st International Course on
Integrated Biomarkers

Biochemical and Bioimaging Endpoints in Cardiocerebrovascular Diagnosis,
Prevention, Therapy and Drug Development


Biomarkers 2005

To facilitate the dialogue among the multidisciplinary scientists, definition of the acronyms and of more specialized terms have been reported. Every amendment is welcome.

Andrea P. Peracino
Stefano Bellosta
Nicola Ferri
Riccardo Roggeri

describes structural changes in LV in response to chronic alterations loading conditions with three major patterns: concentric remodelling with growth cardiomycite thickness; eccentric hypetrophy with myocite lenghtening; post myocardial infarction with a remodelling of the non infarcted areas. In all patterns there is a contribution by fibrosis.


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