Cell adhesion molecules in cardiovascular disease: a clinical perspective

Graham S Hillis, Andrew D Flapan

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature reviewpeer-review


In summary, there is increasing evidence that cell adhesion molecules play an important role in cardiovascular pathology. They are involved in the main processes that underlie cardiac disease including thrombosis, leucocyte infiltration, smooth muscle proliferation, and cell migration. Anti-integrin treatment is already widely used to treat thrombotic complications, and it seems likely that manipulation of other cell adhesion molecules will be used clinically in the near future.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)429-31
Number of pages3
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - May 1998


Dive into the research topics of 'Cell adhesion molecules in cardiovascular disease: a clinical perspective'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this