The Stressed Heart / Edition 1

The Stressed Heart / Edition 1

by Marianne J. Legato

ISBN-10: 089838849X

ISBN-13: 9780898388497

Pub. Date: 05/31/1987

Publisher: Springer US

Product Details

Springer US
Publication date:
Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine Series, #62
Edition description:
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1. Regulation of gene expression in the normal and overloaded heart.- 2. Cell stress and the initiation of growth.- 3. Subcellular growth of cardiocytes during hypertrophy.- 4. Capillarity and the distribution of capillaries and mihondria in cardiac growth.- 5. The coronary vasculature during myocardial hypertrophy.- 6. Microcirculation in the stressed heart.- 7. Pathology and pathophysiology of the coronary microcirculation in myocardial ischemia.- 8. The biochemistry of myocardial failure.- 9. Force-interval relationship and activator calcium availability: similarities of sympathetic stimulation and hypertrophy and heart failure.- 10. Right atrial ultrastructure in coronary artery disease: characterization of chronic ischemia.- 11. Connective tissue in the normal and hypertrophied heart.- 12. Myocardial hypertrophy and cardiac failure: a complex interrelationship.- 13. The regression of cardiac hypertrophy: functional, anatomic, and hemodynamic considerations.- 14. Regression of left ventricular hypertrophy: clinical considerations.- 15. The cardiocyte in senescence.- 16. Stress and sudden death.

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