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Horizons in World Cardiovascular Research. Volume 6
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Editors: Eleanor H. Bennington
Book Description:
Cardiovascular disease refers to the class of diseases that involve the heart or blood vessels. While the term technically refers to any disease that affects the cardiovascular system, it is usually used to refer to those related to atherosclerosis. Chronic heart failure (CHF) has emerged as a major worldwide epidemic. This book gathers the latest research in cardiovascular disease with a focus on such topics as cardiac sarcoidosis; heart failure and acute phase proteins; endothelial dysfunction in hypertension; treatment of unprotected left main coronary artery; cholesterol and coronary atherosclerosis; pulse decomposition for artery pressure waveforms; and multidetector computed tomography as a potential modality to detect subclinical atherosclerosis. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp.vii-x

Cardiac Sarcoidosis
(Bernard Kadosh, Igor Mamkin, New York Methodist Hospital, Division of Cardiology, Brooklyn, NY USA)pp.1-32

Heart Failure and Acute Phase Proteins
(Katherine Wachmann, Johann Altenberger, Paul J. Mills, Department of Psychiatry, Behavioral Medicine Program, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA, and others)pp.33-56

Endothelial Dysfunction in Hypertension: From Bench to Bedside and Future Directions
(Ify Mordi, Natalie Sawdon, Nikolaos Tzemos, Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, United Kingdom, and others)pp.57-94

Treatment of Unprotected Left Main Coronary Artery
(Alexandre do Canto Zago, Rui Manuel de Sousa de Almeida, Eduardo Keller Saadi, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Medical School (Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil, and others)pp.95-116

Does Cholesterol Drive Coronary Atherosclerosis?
(William R. Ware, Emeritus Professor, Faculty of Science
University of Western Ontario, Ontario, Canada)pp.117-156

Pulse Decomposition for Artery Pressure Waveforms: Using Three or Four Gaussian Functions?
(Chengyu Liu, School of Control Science and Engineering, Shandong University, Jinan, China, and others)pp.157-176

Multidetector Computed Tomography As A Potential Modality To Detect Subclinical Atherosclerosis
(Kohichiro Iwasaki, Shozo Kusachi, Department of Cardiology, Okayama Kyokuto Hospital, Japan, and others)pp.177-210

Index pp.211-222

      Horizons in World Cardiovascular Research
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2014 - 3rd Quarter
   Pages: 232. 7x10 - (NBC-R)
   ISBN: 978-1-63321-298-5
   Status: AV
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