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Editors: Alice B. Todd and Margo H. Mosley
Book Description:
Heart disease is an umbrella term for a number of different diseases affecting the heart. As of 2007, it is the leading cause of death in the United States,England, Canada and Wales, killing one person every 34 seconds in the United States alone.Heart disease is synonymous with cardiac disease but not with cardiovascular disease which is any disease of the heart or blood vessels. Among the many types of heart disease are, for example: Angina; Arrhythmia; Congenital heart disease; Coronary artery disease (CAD); Dilated cardiomyopathy; Heart attack (myocardial infarction); Heart failure; Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; Mitral regurgitation; Mitral valve prolapse; and Pulmonary stenosis. This new book brings together important recent research on heart disease with a focus on men and heart disease.

Table of Contents:

Research and Review Studies

Familial Primary Arrhythmias: Genes, Mechanisms and Treatments: Present Perspective pp. 3-44
(Z.A. Bhuiyan, A.A.M. Wilde, Department of Clinical Genetics, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands)

Syncope and Orthostatic Hypotension pp. 45-73
(Antonio Franco Folino, Dept. of Cardiology, Univ. of Padua, Italy)

Using Multiple Images Post-Stress to Enhance diagnostic Accuracy of Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: The Clinical Importance of Determining Washing and Washout Indicates a Parabolic Function between Coronary Perfusion(Blood Flow) and Cellular("Uptake/Release") Function pp. 75-100
(Richard M. Fleming, Division of Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Des Moines, IA, Gordon M. Harrington, Univ. of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, Riaz Baqir, Division of Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Hospital, Des Moines)

Depression, Suicide Risk and Heart Disease in Men pp. 101-123
(Maurizio Pompili, Dept. of Psychiatry, Sant' Andrea Hospital, Univ. of Rome La Sapienza, Italy, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA, Marco Innamorati, Ilara Cuomo, Dept. of Psychiatry, Sant' Andrea Hospital, Univ. of Rome La Sapienza, Italy)

Magnetically supported percutaneous coronary interventions pp. 125-143
(Mark Patterson, Onze Lieve Vrouwe Asthuis, Amsterdam)

Psychosocial Functioning in Adults with Congenital Heart Disease: The Same in Males as Females? pp. 145-166
(Elisabeth H.M. Van Rijen,; Elisabeth. M.W.J. Utens, Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam, Netherlands)

^ The Use of Cardiovascular Biomarkers for the Assessment of Heart Disease in Men pp. 167-182
(David C Gaze, Clinical Blood Sciences, Department of Chemical Pathology, St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, London, United Kingdom)

Immune Responses to Heat Shock Proteins in Chronic Periodontitis and Coronary Heart Disease pp. 183-200
(Hasan A. Sadoh, D and M. Foo - Kings's College and St. Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK)

The Role of Drug Eluting Stents: Facts and Fiction 2008 pp. 201-218
(Marco Balducelli, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Ospedale S. Maria delle Croci, Ravenna Italy)

^ Dose Individualization of Drugs Based on Body Composition pp. 219-241
(Michael Barras 1,2, Bruce Green 1,3, [1] University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. [2] Mater Hospital, Brisbane, Australia. [3] Model Answers Pty Ltd, Brisbane, Australia)

Diagnostic Clues of Etiological Investigations for Cardiomyopathy pp. 243-258
(Yasuharu Tokuda, St Luke's International Hospital Tokyo, Japan)

The role of natriuretic peptides in investigation of various cardiovascular diseases pp. 259-274
(Kotaska K., Prusa R. Charles Univ,Prague,Czech Republic)

Sex-related differences in time to surgical revascularization and postoperative mortality pp. 275-291
(B Sobolev Univ.of British Columbia,Vancouver,BC,Canada G Fradet St. Paul's Hospital,Vancouver,BC,Canada L Kuramoto Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Evaluation,Vancouver,BC,Canada A Levy the Univ. of British Columbia,Vancouver, BC, Canada)

^ Cardiovascular Disease and Erectile Dysfunction the Evolving Role of Phosphodiesterase-5-Inhibitors pp. 293-316
(Ujjaini Khanderia and Randolph E. Regal, Ujjaini Khanderia,
University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, Randolph E. Regal,
University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor)

Congenital Heart Disease in Adults-Challenges and Management Issues pp. 317-332
(Rajesh Vijayvergiya, Puspendra Garg, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research,Chandigarh-160 012 India)

Coronary Artery Surgery in Men: Risks and Outcomes pp. 333-346
(Justin Blasberg, Sandhya K. Balaram, Columbia Univ.College of Physicans and Surgeons St.Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center New York, NY)

Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease by Exercise Echocardiography pp. 347-364
(Jesus Peteiro,Beatriz Bouzas Canalejo Hospital,Univ.of A Coruña, A Coruña, Spain)

^ Changes in research focus with time. The Oslo-study of 1972/73 and until today pp. 365-380
(Lise Lund Håheim, Oslo, Norway)

Diabetic nephropathy - A ticking cardiovascular bomb pp. 381-390
(Ole Torffvit, Univ.Hospital Lund)


      Cardiology Research and Clinical Developments
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 7 x 10, 420 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60692-297-2
   Status: AV
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