Contemporary Concepts in Cardiology: Pathophysiology and Clinical Management / Edition 1by Richard Gorlin
Pub. Date: 07/31/1999
Publisher: Springer US
The Editors have assembled a respected international panel of contribu tors so that each chapter is authored by a well-known specialist in hi s or her field. Every attempt was made to avoid the fragmentation whic h often characterizes the digest approach. Because the constant flow o f information makes it nearly impossible to construct a timely book on advances in
The Editors have assembled a respected international panel of contribu tors so that each chapter is authored by a well-known specialist in hi s or her field. Every attempt was made to avoid the fragmentation whic h often characterizes the digest approach. Because the constant flow o f information makes it nearly impossible to construct a timely book on advances in cardiology, the chapters in this volume describe the curr ent concepts in cardiology and their underlying rationale, rather than attempting a comprehensive review of the most recent papers in each d iscipline.
Table of ContentsForeword; J.W. Hurst. Preface; G. Dangas, R. Gorlin. Prologue; P.K. Toutouzas, M.M. Konstadoulakis. Section A: Coronary Artery Disease. 1. Pathogenesis of Atherosclerosis; A. Fernandez-Ortiz, et al. 2. Syndromes of Accelerated Atherosclerosis; B. Meyer, et al. 3. Lipoproteins and Apoproteins; E. Citkowitz, P. Herbert. 4. Lipid Lowering Therapy; D.A. Smith. 5. Silent Myocardial Ischemia; B. Schafer, et al. 6. Vasospastic Angina; A. Maseri, G.A. Lanza. 7. The Role of Nitric Oxide in Coronary Disease; T.J. Anderson, et al. 8. Thrombolytic and Antithrombotic Therapies for Acute Coronary Syndromes; C.P. Cannon, J. Loscalzo. 9. Development of Collateral Coronary Circulation; O. Hudlicka, M. Brown. Section B: Hypertension. 10. Insulin Resistance, and Hypertension; F. Slogoff, et al. 11. Ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring; P.A. Kringstein, et al. 12. Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitors; T.D. Mountokolakis. 13. Distensibility of the Great Vessels and Hypertension; C. Pitsavos, et al. Section C: Cardiomyopathies. 14. Pathophysiology and Management of Heart Failure; D. Levy, et al. 15. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; D.P. Dutka, C.M. Oakley. 16. Dilated Cardiomyopathy; P.J. Keaning, W.J. McKenna. 17. Autoimmune Cardiac Diseases; M.M. Konstadoulakis, et al. 18. Cardiac Transplantation; R.S. Freudenberger, A. Gass. Section D: Cardiac Genetics. 19. Differential Gene Expression in Muscle; R.S. Williams. 20. Genetic Analysis of Cardiovascular Disease; R.V. Shohet. 21. Genetics of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; C. MacRae. 22. Gene Therapy for Cardiovascular Diseases; D.W.M. Muller. Section E: Noninvasive Cardiology. 23. Nuclear Imaging Techniques; D. Jain, B.L. Zaret. 24. Echocardiography in the Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease; R.T. Hahn, R.B. Devereux. 25. Transesophageal Echocardiography; A.S. Katz. 26. Duplex Vascular Ultrasonography; A. Antoniou, L. Vlahos. Section F: Interventional Cardiology. 27. Treatment Options for Coronary Revascularization; R. Mehran, M.B. Leon. 28. Coronary Atherectomy; S.K. Sharma, A.S. Kini. 29. Excimer Laser Angioplasty; H.S. Ting, et al. 30. Novel Interventional Techniques for Acute Coronary Syndromes; D.R. Holmes, Jr., R.S. Schwartz. 31. Intracoronary Ultrasound; G. Dangas, P.G. Yock. 32. Restenosis; G. Dangas, R. Mehran. 33. Balloon Mistral Valvuloplasty; C.I. Stefanadis, P.K. Toutouzas. Section G: Electrophysiology. 34. Pharmacologic Therapy of Arrhythmias; J. Kassotis, et al. 35. Ablative Therapy for Arrhythmias; J.A. Gomes, D. Mehta. 36. Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators; L.J. Lipka, J. Coromilas. Index.
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