Pathophysiology of Heart Disease: Proceedings of the Symposium held at the Eighth Annual Meeting of the American Section of the International Society for Heart Research, July 8-11, 1986, Winnipeg, Canada / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898388640
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 2/28/1987
  • Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine Series, #65
  • Edition description: 1987
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 0.94 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

A. Presidential Address.- 1. Role of the Basic Sciences in the Practice of Cardiology.- B. Myocardial Hypertrophy.- 2. Physiological and Pathological Hypertrophy.- 3. Potential Role of Catecholamines in the Production of Physiological and Pathological Hypertrophy.- 4. Role of Thyroid Hormone in the Regulation of Cardiac Hypertrophy.- 5. Oxygen Sources and Sinks in Myocardial Hypertrophy.- 6. Stretch, A Common Denominator in Muscle Growth.- 7. The Quantity and Rate of Calcium Uptake in Normal and Hypertrophied Hearts.- C. Hypertension and Heart Failure.- 8. Implications of Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF) in the Pathogenesis of Experimental and Human Hypertension.- 9. Plasma Concentration of Atrial Natriuretic Factor in Congestive Heart Failure.- 10. Mechanisms of Vasoconstriction in Hypertension and Chronic Congestive Heart Failure.- 11. Possible Adverse Effects of Catecholamines in Congestive Heart Failure: A Rationale for Beta-Blocker Therapy.- D. Heart Disease in Diabetes.- 12. Cardiac Dysfunction in the Diabetic Heart.- 13. The Association of Membrane Alterations with Heart Dysfunction During Experimental Diabetes Mellitus.- 14. Abnormalities in Contractile Proteins in Myocardium from Chronic Diabetic Animals.- 15. Energy Metabolism in Diabetic Heart.- 16. Myocardial Substrate Utilization in Acute and Chronic, and in Latent and Severe Diabetes.- 17. Triacylglycerol Lipase Activities and Rates of Endogenous Lipolysis in Myocardial Cells from Diabetic Rat Hearts.- 18. Involvement of Catecholamines in the Development of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy.- E. Cardiomyopathies.- 19. Ultrastructural Abnormalities in Different Types of Cardiomyopathies.- 20. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy: Studies of Protein Metabolism.- 21. Pathophysiology of Anthracycline-Induced Cardiomyopathy.- 22. Effects of a Chronic Adriamycin Treatment of Rats on Myocardial Lipid Hishemistry.- 23. The Hypothyroid State in Cardiomyopathic Hamsters.- F. Cardiac Function in Shock.- 24. Myocardial Failure and Excitation-Contraction Uncoupling During the Course of Canine Endotoxin and Hemorrhagic Shock.- 25. Heart Function and Metabolism in Shock During Sepsis and Endotoxemia.- 26. Role of Leukotrienes in the Pathogenesis of Shook and Trauma.- 27. Intrinsic Cardiodynamic Response to Thermal Injury.

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