Discusses the advances made in learning how the normal aging process affects the heart & arteries & how to treat cardiovascular diseases. The most important findings are highlighted, & the future of cardiovascular medicine is also included. Chapters include: heat dynamics, measuring the heart, the biology of physical fitness, arteries: young & old, measuring stiffness, when the brain talks to the heart, how a myocyte contracts, exercise & the aging myocyte, what happens during atherosclerosis, & gene therapy. Glossary of terms. Illustrated.
|Publisher:||DIANE Publishing Company|
|Product dimensions:||8.58(w) x 11.06(h) x 0.14(d)|