Pathophysiology and Pharmacology of Heart Disease: Proceedings of the symposium held by the Indian section of the International Society for Heart Research, Chandigarh, India, February 1988 / Edition 1

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Proceedings of a symposium held during the annual meeting of the Indian Section of the International Society for Heart Research, Feb. 1988, Chandigarh, India. Nineteen contributions address research at the molecular and cellular level which has greatly enhanced the understanding of the pathogenesis and management of heart disease. No subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792303671
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 8/31/1989
  • Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine Series, #102
  • Edition description: 1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 226
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.56 (d)

Table of Contents

1 The newborn pig heart, a superior animal model of cardiac hypertrophy.- 2 Subcellular alterations in hypertrophied pig heart due to pressure overload.- 3 Cardiac sarcolemmal vesicles: ATP-dependent Ca ion transport and inhibition of protein kinase reactions by amrinone.- 4 Transient changes in cyclic AMP and in protein kinase and phosphorylase activity during the cardiac cycle in the canine myocardium and the effect of propranolol.- 5 The role of creatine kinase and adenylate systems in the integration of oxidative phosphorylation and contractile function in the heart.- 6 The action of calcium channel agonists on the mammalian ventricular myocardium.- 7 Calcium and reperfusion damage in heart muscle.- 8 Cardioplegia and cellular calcium homeostasis.- 9 Role of oxygen in myocardial ischaemia and reperfusion damage.- 10 Calcium channel blockers in experimental myocardial infarction.- 11 New trends in protection from life-threatening arrhythmias.- 12 The role of the blood pressure in the mechanism of congestive cardiac failure.- 13 Untreated congestive heart failure: studies of mechanisms.- 14 Hyponatremia in congestive heart failure.- 15 Dietary N-3 fatty acids and ischaemic heart disease.- 16 Atherosclerosis in a monkey model.- 17 Abnormalities of adrenergic mechanisms in diabetic cardiomyopathy.- 18 Circulatory response to high altitude.- 19 Reversible effects of focused ultrasound on myocardium.- Author Index.
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