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Coronary Circulation and Myocardial Ischemia : Update in Intensive Care Medicine - Michael R. Pinsky

Coronary Circulation and Myocardial Ischemia

Update in Intensive Care Medicine

By: Michael R. Pinsky (Editor), Antonio Artigas (Editor), Jean-Francois Dhainaut (Editor)

Paperback Published: July 2009
ISBN: 9783540425885
Number Of Pages: 193

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This volume presents the latest updates in the basic science and clinical issues associated with coronary circulation and myocardial ischemia. New and clinically relevant aspects of coronary blood flow are reviewed in a four-part structure: (1) The basic physiology of coronary blood flow, its control and dysregulation with atherosclerotic disease. (2) The applied physiological aspects of blood flow and myocardial performance. Important concepts such as pre-conditioning, inflammation and thrombosis and fibrinolysis are addressed within the context of ventricular pump function. (3) The functional assessment of the coronary circulation, going beyond coronary angiography and nuclear scanning to address cutting edge technologies including echocardiographic analysis of tissue blood flow, PET analysis of myocardial viability, rapid nuclear magnetic imaging, and intracoronary ultrasound imaging. (4) Non-thrombotic, anti-thrombotic and thrombolytic therapies for coronary ischemia.

Local Control of Coronary Blood Flow and Adenosine
Basic Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis: From Inflammation to Infection
Myocardial Ischemic Preconditioning
Coronary Circulation in Sepsis
Role of Inflammatory Response and Thrombosis in Acute Coronary Syndromes
Basic Aspects of Fibrinolysis and Thrombolysis
Quantitative Echocardiographic Evaluation of Cardiac Function
Prognosis in Unstable Angina
Assessment of Myocardial Viability
Functional Assessment of the Coronary Physiology: The Role of Magnetic Resonance
Intracoronary Ultrasound Imaging
Non-antithrombotic Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes: Role of Beta-Blockers, Calcium Channel Blockers, and Nitrates
Coronary Circulation and Myocardial Ischemia: Thrombolysis
Interventional Cardiology in the Treatment of Coronary Disease
Enhancement of Coronary Blood Flow as Myocardial Salvage Therapy
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ISBN: 9783540425885
ISBN-10: 3540425888
Series: Update in Intensive Care Medicine
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 193
Published: July 2009
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.3