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Pathophysiology of Heart Disease : Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine - Naranjan S. Dhalla

Pathophysiology of Heart Disease

Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine

By: Naranjan S. Dhalla (Editor), Pawan K. Singal (Editor), R.E. Beamish (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 5th March 1999
ISBN: 9780898388640
Number Of Pages: 376

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Proceedings of the Symposium held at the 8th Annual Meeting of the American Section of the International Society for Heart Research, July 8-11, 1986, Winnipeg, Canada

A. Presidential Address.- 1. Role of the Basic Sciences in the Practice of Cardiology.- B. Myocardial Hypertrophy.- 2. Physiological and Pathological Hypertrophy.- 3. Potential Role of Catecholamines in the Production of Physiological and Pathological Hypertrophy.- 4. Role of Thyroid Hormone in the Regulation of Cardiac Hypertrophy.- 5. Oxygen Sources and Sinks in Myocardial Hypertrophy.- 6. Stretch, A Common Denominator in Muscle Growth.- 7. The Quantity and Rate of Calcium Uptake in Normal and Hypertrophied Hearts.- C. Hypertension and Heart Failure.- 8. Implications of Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF) in the Pathogenesis of Experimental and Human Hypertension.- 9. Plasma Concentration of Atrial Natriuretic Factor in Congestive Heart Failure.- 10. Mechanisms of Vasoconstriction in Hypertension and Chronic Congestive Heart Failure.- 11. Possible Adverse Effects of Catecholamines in Congestive Heart Failure: A Rationale for Beta-Blocker Therapy.- D. Heart Disease in Diabetes.- 12. Cardiac Dysfunction in the Diabetic Heart.- 13. The Association of Membrane Alterations with Heart Dysfunction During Experimental Diabetes Mellitus.- 14. Abnormalities in Contractile Proteins in Myocardium from Chronic Diabetic Animals.- 15. Energy Metabolism in Diabetic Heart.- 16. Myocardial Substrate Utilization in Acute and Chronic, and in Latent and Severe Diabetes.- 17. Triacylglycerol Lipase Activities and Rates of Endogenous Lipolysis in Myocardial Cells from Diabetic Rat Hearts.- 18. Involvement of Catecholamines in the Development of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy.- E. Cardiomyopathies.- 19. Ultrastructural Abnormalities in Different Types of Cardiomyopathies.- 20. Alcoholic Cardiomyopathy: Studies of Protein Metabolism.- 21. Pathophysiology of Anthracycline-Induced Cardiomyopathy.- 22. Effects of a Chronic Adriamycin Treatment of Rats on Myocardial Lipid Histochemistry.- 23. The Hypothyroid State in Cardiomyopathic Hamsters.- F. Cardiac Function in Shock.- 24. Myocardial Failure and Excitation-Contraction Uncoupling During the Course of Canine Endotoxin and Hemorrhagic Shock.- 25. Heart Function and Metabolism in Shock During Sepsis and Endotoxemia.- 26. Role of Leukotrienes in the Pathogenesis of Shook and Trauma.- 27. Intrinsic Cardiodynamic Response to Thermal Injury.

ISBN: 9780898388640
ISBN-10: 0898388643
Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 376
Published: 5th March 1999
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 2.24
Weight (kg): 0.73

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