Myocardial Infarction at Young Age: International Symposium Held in Bad Krozingen January 30 and 31, 1981

Myocardial Infarction at Young Age: International Symposium Held in Bad Krozingen January 30 and 31, 1981

by H. Roskamm (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9783642682964
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 12/07/2011
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1981
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Session 1 Epidemiology and Risk Factors.- The Epidemiology of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Age Groups.- Myocardial Infarction in Young Men in the Heidelberg Register Area.- Coronary Artery Disease in Young Adults Under 35 Years Old: Risk Factors (Swiss Survey).- Myocardial Infarction Among Men Below Age 40 in Göteborg.- Myocardial Infarction at Young Age: Risk Factors and Natural History.- Role of Family History in Coronary Heart Disease at Young Age.- Session 2 Angiographic Findings and Prognosis.- Coronary Arteriographic Findings in Younger Survivors of Acute Myocardial Infarction Including Those with Normal Coronary Arteries.- Angiographic Findings in Postinfarction Patients Under the Age of 35.- Coronary Angiographic Findings and Risk Factors in Postinfarction Patients Under the Age of 40.- Evolution of Ventricular Function in Young Patients with Myocardial Infarction and Normal Coronary Arteries: Advantage of Isotopic Methods.- Prognosis of Coronary Heart Disease and Progression of Coronary Arteriosclerosis in Postinfarction Patients Under the Age of 40.- Session 3 Pathology and Pathomechanisms I.- Myocardial Infarction in Patients Under the Age of 40: Autopsy Findings.- Comparison of Luminal Narrowing by Atherosclerotic Plaques in Young and Very Old Necropsy Patients with Fatal Coronary Events.- Coexistence of Vigorous Exercise and Heavy Smoking in Triggering Acute Myocardial Infarction in Men Under 35 Years — Fact or Fiction?.- Myocardial Infarction at Young Age During High Physical Exercise.- Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Women: Evidence for Spontaneous Lysis of a Coronary Thrombus.- Session 4 Pathology and Pathomechanisms II.- Major Role of Coronary Spasm in the Pathogenesis of Myocardial Infarction at Young Age.- Myocardial Infarction and Normal Coronary Arteries: Possible Role of Spasm.- Relationship of Age and Serum Cholesterol to Platelet Survival Time in Men with Coronary Artery Disease.- Risk Factors in Patients with Myocardial Infarction Under the Age of 40.- Session 5 Therapy I.- Mechanism and Prevention Possibilities in Coronary Thrombosis.- Intracoronary Fibrinolysis in Acute Myocardial Infarction in Young Patients.- Beta-Blocker Treatment in the Chronic Phase of Myocardial Infarction in Young Age Groups.- Prevention of Sudden Death in Young Patients: The Role of Antiarrhythmic Therapy.- Occupational Situation in Postinfarction Patients Under the Age of 40.- Psychological and Vocational Aspects in Postinfarction Patients Below the Age of 40.- Risk Reduction and Coronary Progression and Regression in Humans.- Session 6 Therapy II (Surgery).- Myocardial Revascularization in Patients Under 40 Years of Age.- Long-Term Results of Ventricular Aneurysm Repair in Patients Under 45 Years of Age.- Surgical Treatment of Chronic Ventricular Tachycardia After Myocardial Infarction.

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