Functional Aspects of the Normal, Hypertrophied, and Failing Heart / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898386653
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 6/30/1984
  • Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine Series , #42
  • Edition description: 1984
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 392
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.88 (d)

Table of Contents

I Role of Mechanical Factors in the Regulation of Coronary Blood Flow in Normal and Failing Hearts.- 1 Capillary Monocyte Relationships in the Ventricular Wall.- 2 Role of Mechanical Factors in Coronary Inflow.- 3 Evolving Concepts of Coronary Pressure-Flow Relationships.- 4 Transmural Flow During Physiological Vasodilation.- 5 Regulation of Coronary Blood Flow in the Underperfused Ventricle.- II Vascular Smooth Muscle.- 6 Excitation, Contraction and the Distribution of Calcium and Sodium in Smooth Muscle.- 7 Role of the Na+ Pump in Vascular Smooth Muscle Contractility.- 8 Regulation of Myosin Phosphorylation in Smooth Muscle.- 9 Autonomic Nerves, Aggregating Platelets, and Contraction of Coronary Arterial Smooth Muscle.- III Functional Abnormalities of the Hypertrophied and Failing Heart.- 10 Subcellular Changes in Conpensated and Failing Hypertrophied Hearts.- 11 Autonomic Neural Control of the Failing Heart.- 12 The Inotropic Responsiveness of the Failing Heart.- 13 New Inotropic Drugs for the Treatment of Heart Failure.- 14 Transition to Cardiac Failure in Spontaneously Hypertensive Rats.- 15 Exercise and Pressure-Overload Induced Hypertrophy in Dog.- 16 Do the Limits of Molecular Adaptations Induce Failure of the Hypertrophied Heart?.- 17. Sarcolemmal Alterations in Cardiac Hypertrophy Due to Pressure Overload in Pigs.- 18 Structural Alterations in the Hypertrophied and Failing Myocardium.- 19 Myocardial Failure — The Mismatch of Subcellular Adaptive Changes.- 20 Mihondrial Oxidative Phosphorylation and Calcium Transport in Cardiac Hypertrophy Due to Pressure Overload in Pigs.- 21 Abnormalities in the Calcium Pump Mechanism in Cardiomyopathy.- 22 Role of Calcium in Heart Function and Metabolism.- 23 Excitation-Contraction in Cardiac Muscle of the Adult and Senescent Rat.

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