The Stressed Heart / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780898388497
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 5/31/1987
  • Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine Series, #62
  • Edition description: 1987
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 362
  • Product dimensions: 9.21 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 0.81 (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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