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Recent Progress in Failing Heart Syndrome

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The research group of the Japanese Circulation Society presents its most recent findings in this book for the international scientific community. They have gained new insights into the pathophysiologic mechanisms of the failing heart which will affect the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of heart failure syndrome. Specifically, the book covers research into cellular biology, the conceptual framework of the mechanics of contraction and relaxation of the ventricle, myocardial energetics, neurohumoral ...
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Overview

The research group of the Japanese Circulation Society presents its most recent findings in this book for the international scientific community. They have gained new insights into the pathophysiologic mechanisms of the failing heart which will affect the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of heart failure syndrome. Specifically, the book covers research into cellular biology, the conceptual framework of the mechanics of contraction and relaxation of the ventricle, myocardial energetics, neurohumoral adjustments, receptor pharmacology, and assist circulation systems of the heart.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9784431680192
  • Publisher: Springer Japan
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1991
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Reconstitution of Actin-Myosin Interaction In Vitro: Its Application to Cardiac Physiology.- 2 Molecular Basis for Cardiac Adaptation to Overload.- 3 Role of Ca2+ Overload in Myocardial Contractile Dysfunction.- 4 Cardiac Oxygen Costs of Contractility (Emax) and Mechanical Energy (PVA): New Key Concepts in Cardiac Energetics.- 5 Left Ventricular Regional Mechanics and Energetics Assessed in the Wall Tension-Regional Area Diagram.- 6 Myocardial Energetics of Hypertrophied Heart of Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat and Stroke-Prone Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat.- 7 Optimal Left Ventricle Versus Optimal Afterload.- 8 Coupling Between Ventricluar and Arterial Properties.- 9 Neurohumoral Mechanisms in Chronic Heart Failure.- 10 Effects of Rapid Pacing Stress on Ventricular Function of Hypertrophied Human Heart.- 11 Regional Work of the Left Ventricle and Contractility Index Independent of Ventricular Size.- 12 Selective Stimulation of High-Affinity—1-Receptors: Its Implication in the Treatment of Mild Heart Failure.- 13 Hemodynamic and Histopathological Consideration of Left Ventricular Assist System on Acute Myocardial Infarction: Experimental and Clinical Investigation.- 14 Therapeutic Effects of the Left Ventricular Assist System on Myocardial Ischemia.
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