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Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis : Pathophysiology, Detection and Treatment

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edited by Morteza Naghavi. --New York, NY: Humana Press , c2010.
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Despite recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of symptomatic atherosclerosis, available traditional screening methods for early detection and treatment of asymptomatic coronary artery disease are grossly insufficient and fail to identify the majority of victims prior to the onset of a life-threatening event. In Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection and Treatment, Dr. Morteza Naghavi and leading authorities from the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication …
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Naghavi, Morteza
Responsibility
edited by Morteza Naghavi
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2010
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxii, 737 p. : ill.)
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology (Totowa, N.J. : Unnumbered)
ISBN
9781603271790
9781603271783 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Atherosclerosis - diagnosis
Atherosclerosis - physiopathology
Atherosclerosis - therapy
Plaque, Atherosclerotic
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Abstract
Despite recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of symptomatic atherosclerosis, available traditional screening methods for early detection and treatment of asymptomatic coronary artery disease are grossly insufficient and fail to identify the majority of victims prior to the onset of a life-threatening event. In Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection and Treatment, Dr. Morteza Naghavi and leading authorities from the Society for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication (SHAPE) present a new paradigm for the screening and primary prevention of asymptomatic atherosclerosis. The text focuses on accurate, yet underutilized, measures of subclinical atherosclerosis, notably coronary artery calcium scanning and carotid intima-media thickness measurement. The authors introduce a comprehensive approach to identifying the vulnerable patients (asymptomatic individuals at risk of a near future adverse event). Additional chapters discuss future directions towards containing the epidemic of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease using innovative solutions such as preemptive interventional therapies (bioabsorbable stents) for stabilization of vulnerable atherosclerotic plaques, mass unconditional Polypill therapy for population-based risk reduction, and ultimately vaccination strategies to prevent the development of atherosclerosis. Up-to-date and authoritative, Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis: Pathophysiology, Detection, and Treatment is a must-have for any cardiologist or primary care physician who wishes to practice modern preventive cardiology and manage the increasing number of asymptomatic atherosclerotic patients. Outlines more accurate measures of risk (coronary artery calcium and carotid intima-media thickness) than traditional risk factors (total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol). Presents new multipronged strategies to aid in the early detection and treatment of high risk asymptomatic patients.
Contents
1. Preventive Cardiology: The SHAPE of the Future -- 2. From Vulnerable Plaque to Vulnerable Patient -- 3. Pathology of Vulnerability Caused by High-Risk (Vulnerable) Arteries and Plaques -- 4. Pathophysiology of Vulnerability Caused by Thrombogenic (Vulnerable) Blood -- 5. Vulnerability Caused by Arrhythmogenic Vulnerable Myocardium -- 6. Approach to Atherosclerosis as a Disease: Primary Prevention Based on the Detection and Treatment of Asymptomatic Atherosclerosis -- Section I. Risk Factors and Circulating Markers of Asymptomatic Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease -- 7. History of the Evolution of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and the Predictive Value of Traditional Risk-Factor-Based Risk -- 8. Comprehensive Lipid Profiling Beyond LDL -- 9. New Blood Biomarkers of Inflammation and Atherosclerosis -- 10. Genomics and Proteomics: The Role of Contemporary Biomolecular Analysis in Advancing the Knowledge of Atherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease -- 11. Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells: Mechanisms and Measurements -- 12. Family History: An Index of Genetic and Environmental Predisposition to Coronary Artery Disease -- 13. Endothelial Activation Markers in Sub-clinical Atherosclerosis: Insights from Mechanism-Based Paradigms -- Section II. Non Invasive, Non Imaging, Assessment of Asymptomatic Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease -- 14. Exercise Stress Testing in Asymptomatic Individuals and Its Relation to Subclinical Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease -- 15. The Ankle Brachial Index -- 16. Arterial Elasticity/Stiffness -- 17. Assessment of Endothelial Function in Clinical Practice -- 18. Digital (Fingertip) Thermal Monitoring of Vascular Function: A Novel, Noninvasive, Nonimaging Test to Improve Traditional Cardiovascular Risk Assessment and Monitoring of Response to Treatments -- 19. Assessment of Macro- and Microvascular Function and Reactivity -- Section III. Non Invasive Structural Imaging of Asymptomatic Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease -- 20. Coronary Artery Calcium Imaging -- 21. Noninvasive Ultrasound Imaging of Carotid Intima Thickness -- 22. Carotid Intima-Media Thickness: Clinical Implementation in Individual Cardiovascular Risk Assessment -- 23. Computed Tomographic Angiography -- 24. Role of Noninvasive Imaging using CT for Detection and Quantitation of Coronary Atherosclerosis -- 25. Noninvasive Coronary Plaque Characterization: CT Versus MRI -- 26. Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- 27. The Role of MRI in Examining Subclinical Carotid Plaque -- 28. Comprehensive Non-contrast CT Imaging of the Vulnerable Patient -- Section IV. Non Invasive Functional Imaging of Asymptomatic Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease -- 29. Ultrasound Assessment of Brachial Artery Reactivity -- 30. Cardiac Imaging for Ischemia in Asymptomatic Patients: Use of Coronary Artery Calcium Scanning to Improve Patient Selection: Lessons from the EISNER Study -- 31. Targeted MRI of Molecular Components in Atherosclerotic Plaque -- 32. Noninvasive Imaging of the Vulnerable Myocardium: Cardiac MRI and CT Based -- Section V. Invasive (Intravascular) Risk Stratification for Detection of Vulnerable (High-Risk) Asymptomatic Atherosclerotic Plaques -- 33. Angiography for Detection of Complex and Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaque -- 34. Intravascular Characterization of Vulnerable Coronary Plaque -- 35. Detecting Vulnerable Plaque Using Invasive Methods -- 36. Assessment of Plaque Burden and Plaque Composition Using Intravascular Ultrasound -- 37. Vulnerable Anatomy; The Role of Coronary Anatomy and Endothelial Shear Stress in the Progression and Vulnerability of Coronary Artery Lesions: Is Anatomy Destiny? -- 38. Vasa Vasorum Imaging -- Section VI. Screening for Risk Assessment of Asymptomatic At-Risk Population and Identification of the Vulnerable Patient – The SHAPE Paradigm - 39. From Vulnerable Plaque to Vulnerable Patient – Part III. -- 40. Cost Effectiveness of Screening Atherosclerosis -- 41. Monitoring of Subclinical Atherosclerotic Disease -- 42. Implications of SHAPE Guideline for Improving Patient Compliance -- 43. The SHAPE Guideline: Why Primary Care Physicians Should Embrace It -- 44. Should We Treat According to the SHAPE Guidelines? -- 45. Duty-Bound: Rational Foundations of Clinical Strategies for Prevention of Cardiovascular Events -- 46. A Time to Live: Dynamic Changes in Risk as the Basis for Therapeutic Triage -- Section VII. Treatment of Asymptomatic Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and the Vulnerable Patients: Systemic Therapies -- 47. LDL Targeted Therapies -- 48. Antioxidants as Targeted Therapy: A Special Protective Role for Pomegranate and Paraoxonases (PONs -- 49. The Multiconstituent Cardiovascular Pill (MCCP): Challenges and Promises of Population Based Prophylactic Drug Therapy for Heart Attack Prevention and Eradication -- 50. Vaccine for Atherosclerosis: An Emerging New Paradigm -- Section VIII. Local and Focal Therapies for Stabilization of Vulnerable Arteries and Plaques -- 51. Drug-Eluting Stents: A Potential Preemptive Treatment Choice for Vulnerable Coronary Plaques -- 52. Intrapericardial Approach for Pancoronary Stabilization of the Vulnerable Arteries and Myocardium -- Section IX. Educations, Life Style Modifications and Non-Pharmacologic Treatments for Primary Prevention and Saving the Vulnerable -- 53. Dietary Management for Coronary Atherosclerosis Prevention and Treatment -- 54. Management of Preconditioning Physical Activity in a Vulnerable Patient: Getting in SHAPE -- 55. Last Chance for Prevention (Acute Prevention): Identification of Prodromal Symptoms and Early Heart Attack Care.
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Cardiac CT and MR for adult congenital heart disease

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Farhood Saremi, editor. --New York: Springer , c2014.
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This book is a state-of-the art reference that presents computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) cardiac imaging for the diagnosis and treatment planning of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD). It highlights the advantages of CT and MR in the management of ACHD, focusing on the complementary collaboration between these two modalities where possible. CT and MR aids in the evaluation of cardiac anatomy and function, leading to the demonstration of the full spectrum of abnormalities …
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Saremi, Farhood
Responsibility
Farhood Saremi, editor
Place of Publication
New York
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 733 pages)
ISBN
9781461488750 (electronic bk.)
9781461488743
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Defects, Congenital - diagnosis
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart - Tomography
Heart - Magnetic resonance imaging
Congenital heart disease - Diagnosis
Imaging - Radiology
Diagnostic Radiology
Interventional radiology
Cardiology
Abstract
This book is a state-of-the art reference that presents computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance (MR) cardiac imaging for the diagnosis and treatment planning of adult congenital heart disease (ACHD). It highlights the advantages of CT and MR in the management of ACHD, focusing on the complementary collaboration between these two modalities where possible. CT and MR aids in the evaluation of cardiac anatomy and function, leading to the demonstration of the full spectrum of abnormalities in complex cardiac malformations and the discovery of anomalous pathologies missed by other imaging techniques.
Contents
Classification and epidemiology -- Embryology -- Cardiac MRI examination : an overview -- Magnetic resonance angiography -- Principles of CT imaging -- Echocardiographic imaging in adult congenital heart disease -- Echocardiographic imaging in adult congenital heart disease -- Right ventricle outflow tract -- Left ventricular outflow tract -- Repaired tetralogy of fallot -- Transposition of the great arteries -- Univentricular heart -- Visceroatrial situs in congenital heart disease -- Cardiac shunts : ASD, VSD, PDA -- Atrioventricular septal defects -- Ebstein anomaly -- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy -- The right myocardium -- CT in pediatric congenital heart disease -- Surgical considerations in adult patients with congenital heart disease -- MRI in repaired congenital heart disease -- Cardiac CT and MR evaluation of the adult fontan patient -- Transcatheter interventions in adult congenital heart disease -- Virtual surgery in congenital heart disease -- Aortic arch anomalies -- Pulmonary hypertension in congenital heart disease -- Congenital thoracic venous anomalies -- Coronary artery anomalies -- Coronary veins -- Congenital pericardial anomalies -- Extracardiac complications -- Cardiac MR in patients with implantable arrhythmia devices.
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Cardiac imaging : the requisites

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Lawrence M. Boxt and Suhny Abbara ; series editor James H. Thrall. (4th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Mosby Elsevier , c2016.
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Get the essential tools you need to make an accurate diagnosis with Cardiac Imaging, 4th Edition! Edited by Lawrence Boxt, MD and Suhny Abbara, MD, this popular volume in The Requisites series concisely delivers the conceptual, factual, and interpretive information you need for effective clinical practice in cardiac imaging. Practice-proven tips and excellent problem-solving discussions are accompanied by over 1000 figures and illustrations of the highest quality. The result is an outstanding …
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Boxt, Lawrence M
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Abbara, Suhny
Responsibility
Lawrence M. Boxt and Suhny Abbara ; series editor James H. Thrall
Edition
4th ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Mosby Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xv, 448 p.)
Series Title
Requisites in radiology
ISBN
9781455748655 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Diseases - diagnosis
Heart Diseases - physiopathology
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart - Imaging
Heart Diseases - diagnosis
Diagnostic Imaging - methods
Heart Diseases - physiopathology
Abstract
Get the essential tools you need to make an accurate diagnosis with Cardiac Imaging, 4th Edition! Edited by Lawrence Boxt, MD and Suhny Abbara, MD, this popular volume in The Requisites series concisely delivers the conceptual, factual, and interpretive information you need for effective clinical practice in cardiac imaging. Practice-proven tips and excellent problem-solving discussions are accompanied by over 1000 figures and illustrations of the highest quality. The result is an outstanding review source for certification or recertification, as well as a highly user-friendly resource for everyday clinical practice.
Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Cardiac Anatomy -- Chapter 2: Echocardiography -- Chapter 3: Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- Chapter 4: Cardiac Computed Tomography -- Chapter 5: Coronary Heart Disease -- Chapter 6: Myocardium, Pericardium and Cardiac Tumor -- Chapter 7: Valvular Heart Disease -- Chapter 8: Thoracic Aortic Disease -- Chapter 9: Congenital Heart Disease.
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Clinical echocardiography and other imaging techniques in cardiomyopathies

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Bruno Pinamonti, Gianfranco Sinagra, editors. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2014.
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This book describes the role of basic and advanced imaging techniques in the diagnosis of different types of cardiomyopathy, including dilated cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, restrictive cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and infiltrative/storage cardiomyopathies. While the main focus is on echocardiography, the applications of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography are also described. Throughout, a clinically oriented approach is em…
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Pinamonti, Bruno
Sinagra, Gianfranco
Responsibility
Bruno Pinamonti, Gianfranco Sinagra, editors
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 280 pages)
ISBN
9783319060194 (electronic bk.)
9783319060187
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiomyopathies - diagnostic imaging
Radionuclide Imaging
Echocardiography
Ultrasonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Myocardium - Diseases - Imaging
Echocardiography
Cardiology
Diagnostic Radiology
Abstract
This book describes the role of basic and advanced imaging techniques in the diagnosis of different types of cardiomyopathy, including dilated cardiomyopathy, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, restrictive cardiomyopathy, arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy and infiltrative/storage cardiomyopathies. While the main focus is on echocardiography, the applications of cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography are also described. Throughout, a clinically oriented approach is employed: detailed attention is paid to differential diagnosis and numerous high-quality images depict the main features of the various types of cardiomyopathy. Consideration is also given to the genetics of cardiomyopathies, with analysis of genotype-phenotype relationships. Finally, the potential value of imaging in prognostic assessment and in guiding treatment is described.
Contents
Part I. Cardiomyopathies -- 1. Definition, Classification, Epidemiology, and Clinical Relevance of Cardiomyopathies -- 2. Genetics: Genotype/Phenotype Correlations in Cardiomyopathies -- 3. Role of Basic and Advanced Imaging in Cardiomyopathies -- Part II. Dilated Cardiomyopathy -- 4. Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Clinical Assessment and Differential Diagnosis -- 5. Basic Echocardiography in Dilated Cardiomyopathy -- 6. Advanced Echocardiographic Technologies in Dilated Cardiomyopathy -- 7. Other Imaging Techniques in Dilated Cardiomyopathy -- 8. Dilated Cardiomyopathy: Usefulness of Imaging in Prognostic Stratification and Choice of Treatment -- Part III. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy -- 9. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Clinical Assessment and Differential Diagnosis -- 10. Basic Echocardiography in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy -- 11. Advanced Echocardiographic Technologies in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy -- 12. Other Imaging Techniques in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy -- 13. Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Usefulness of Imaging in Prognostic Stratification and Choice of Treatment -- Part IV. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy -- 14. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy: Clinical Assessment and Differential Diagnosis -- 15. Basic Echocardiography in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy -- 16. Advanced Echocardiographic Techniques in Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy -- 17. Other Imaging Modalities in the Assessment of Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy -- 18. Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular Cardiomyopathy: Usefulness of Imaging in Prognostic Stratification and Choice of Treatment -- Part V. Restrictive, Infiltrative/Storage and Other Cardiomyopathies -- 19. Restrictive Cardiomyopathy: Clinical Assessment and Imaging in Diagnosis and Patient Management -- 20. Infiltrative/Storage Cardiomyopathies: Clinical Assessment and Imaging in Diagnosis and Patient Management -- 21. Other Cardiomyopathies: Clinical Assessment and Imaging in Diagnosis and Patient Management.
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Coronary Artery Disease

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James T. Willerson, David R. Holmes, Jr., editors. --London: Springer , c2015.
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Coronary Artery Disease offers today's most up-to-date, user-friendly guidance on the evaluation, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of this most important aspect of cardiovascular disease. The book provides comprehensive coverage of every aspect of coronary arterial medicine from cardiac signs and symptoms through imaging and the genetic basis for coronary disease to surgery, interventions, treatment and also to preventive cardiology. The Editors--and a group of contributing world a…
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Willerson, James T
Holmes, Jr., David R
Responsibility
James T. Willerson, David R. Holmes, Jr., editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 783 p. : 464 illus., 277 illus. in color)
Series Title
Cardiovascular medicine
ISBN
9781447128281
9781447128274 (print ed.)
ISSN
2363-5053
Subjects (MeSH)
Coronary Artery Disease
Abstract
Coronary Artery Disease offers today's most up-to-date, user-friendly guidance on the evaluation, diagnosis, and medical and surgical treatment of this most important aspect of cardiovascular disease. The book provides comprehensive coverage of every aspect of coronary arterial medicine from cardiac signs and symptoms through imaging and the genetic basis for coronary disease to surgery, interventions, treatment and also to preventive cardiology. The Editors--and a group of contributing world authorities--offer their decades of scientific and clinical experience. The reader will have all the guidance to diagnose and manage a full range of conditions in a series of textbook resources.
Contents
1. Coronary Artery Disease: Pathological Anatomy and Pathogenesis -- 2. Clinical Use of Serum Biomarkers in the Prediction of Cardiovascular Risk -- 3. Medical Management of Serum Lipids and Coronary Heart Disease -- 4. Coronary Artery Disease: Regulation of Coronary Blood Flow -- 5. Coronary Angiography -- 6. Diabetes and Heart Disease -- 7. Women and Coronary Artery Disease -- 8. Exercise Testing -- 9. The Electrocardiogram in Coronary Artery Disease -- 10. Echocardiographic Evaluation of Coronary Artery Disease -- 11. Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Utilizing Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography Techniques -- 12. Clinical Cardiac Positron Emission Tomography -- 13. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the Myocardium, Coronary Arteries, and Anomalous Origin of Coronary Arteries -- 14. Computed Tomograph Cardiovascular Imaging -- 15. Coronary Heart Disease Syndromes: Pathophysiology and Clinical Recognition -- 16. Evaluation of Vulnerable Atherosclerotic Plaques -- 17. Medical Treatment of Stable Angina -- 18. Medical Treatment of Unstable Angina and Acute Non-ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction -- 19. Treatment of Acute ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction -- 20. Medical Treatment of Heart Failure and Coronary Heart Disease -- 21. Surgical Treatment of Advanced Heart Failure -- 22. Kawasaki Disease -- 23. Percutaneous Coronary Intervention and the Various Coronary Artery Disease Syndromes -- 24. Sudden Cardiac Death in Coronary Artery Disease -- 25. Surgical Treatment of Coronary Artery Disease -- 26. Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery and Percutaneous Coronary Revascularization: Impact on Morbidity and Mortality in Patients with Coronary Artery Disease -- 27. Cardiovascular Genetics: Focus on Genetics of Coronary Artery Disease -- 28. Preventive Cardiology: The Effects of Exercise.
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Coronary vasculature : development, structure-function, and adaptations

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Robert J. Tomanek, author. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the developed world. The high metabolism and oxygen demand of the cardiac myocardium depends on both a high blood flow and a rich capillary density. For this reason, the growth of the coronary vasculature is vital, not only in early development, but also in the adult faced with various stresses. Novel technologies have enabled the discovery of the molecular mechanisms underlying the growth and assembly coronary vessels, a…
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Tomanek, Robert J
Responsibility
Robert J. Tomanek, author
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xviii, 276 p. : 74 ill., 59 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461448877
Subjects (MeSH)
Coronary Vessels - anatomy & histology
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Abstract
Ischemic heart disease is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the developed world. The high metabolism and oxygen demand of the cardiac myocardium depends on both a high blood flow and a rich capillary density. For this reason, the growth of the coronary vasculature is vital, not only in early development, but also in the adult faced with various stresses. Novel technologies have enabled the discovery of the molecular mechanisms underlying the growth and assembly coronary vessels, and this volume covers the hierarchy of the coronary vasculature from its embryonic origins through its postnatal growth, adulthood, and senescence. Chapters address normal coronary development, coronary anomalies and their possible underlying developmental errors, coronary vessel adaptations to exercise training, aging, hypoxia, myocardial ischemia, and cardiac hypertrophy.This comprehensive overview of current research in coronary vessels and myocardial perfusion was written by Dr. Robert J. Tomanek, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Iowa. The book reviews, discusses, and integrates findings from various areas of coronary vasculature research, and as a result, will be a valuable reference source for cardiovascular scientists and physicians for many years to come.
Contents
General concepts of blood vessel formation and remodeling -- Prenatal coronary morphogenesis -- Postnatal coronary morphogenesis and growth -- Structure-function of the coronary hierarchy -- Historical perspectives -- Coronary anomalies -- Aging -- Adaptations to exercise training -- Hypoxia -- Myocardial ischemia and infarction -- Cardiac hypertrophy -- Therapy for coronary circulation.
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U. Joseph Schoepf, editor. (Second edition) --Totowa, NJ: Humana Press , 2019.
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This book is a comprehensive and richly-illustrated guide to cardiac CT, its current state, applications, and future directions. While the first edition of this text focused on what was then a novel instrument looking for application, this edition comes at a time where a wealth of guideline-driven, robust, and beneficial clinical applications have evolved that are enabled by an enormous and ever growing field of technology. Accordingly, the focus of the text has shifted from a technology-centri…
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Schoepf, U. Joseph
Responsibility
U. Joseph Schoepf, editor
Edition
Second edition
Alternate Title
Computed tomography of the heart
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxvii, 931 p.) : 576 illus., 352 illus. in color
Series
Contemporary Medical Imaging
Series Title
Contemporary medical imaging
ISBN
9781603272377
9781603272360 (Print ed.)
9781934115961 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2626-6431
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Heart - diagnostic imaging
Tomography, X-Ray Computed - methods
Specialty
Cardiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
This book is a comprehensive and richly-illustrated guide to cardiac CT, its current state, applications, and future directions. While the first edition of this text focused on what was then a novel instrument looking for application, this edition comes at a time where a wealth of guideline-driven, robust, and beneficial clinical applications have evolved that are enabled by an enormous and ever growing field of technology. Accordingly, the focus of the text has shifted from a technology-centric to a more patient-centric appraisal. While the specifications and capabilities of the CT system itself remain front and center as the basis for diagnostic success, much of the benefit derived from cardiac CT today comes from avant-garde technologies enabling enhanced visualization, quantitative imaging, and functional assessment, along with exciting deep learning, and artificial intelligence applications. Cardiac CT is no longer a mere tool for non-invasive coronary artery stenosis detection in the chest pain diagnostic algorithms; cardiac CT has proven its value for uses as diverse as personalized cardiovascular risk stratification, prediction, and management, diagnosing lesion-specific ischemia, guiding minimally invasive structural heart disease therapy, and planning cardiovascular surgery, among many others. This second edition is an authoritative guide and reference for both novices and experts in the medical imaging sciences who have an interest in cardiac CT.
Contents
Part I. Where We Were -- History of Cardiac CT: A Personal Story -- Evolution of Radiation Dose from Cardiac CT -- The Long March into Clinical Practice: Cardiac CT and Its Competitors -- Part II. Where We Are: Human Requisites -- Cardiac Computed Tomography: A Team Sport -- Cardiac CT: Credentialing and Accreditation -- Part III. Where We Are: Technical and Operational Requisites -- Cardiac CT Platforms: State of the Art -- Principles of Cardiac CT Image Acquisition -- Dual Energy and Spectral CT Techniques in Cardiovascular Imaging -- Drugs in Cardiac CT -- Contrast Media Injection Protocols in CT Coronary Angiography -- Cardiovascular CT: Image Reconstruction -- The Challenging Patient -- Cardiac CT: Contemporary Clinical Image Data Display, Analysis, and Quantification -- Workflow Optimization -- Defining the Role and Benefits of a 3D Laboratory for Cardiovascular -- Structured Reporting for Cardiac CT -- Integration of CT Data into Clinical Workflows: Role of Modern IT Infrastructure including Cloud Technology -- Thoughts on Coding and Reimbursement -- Part IV. Where We Are: Cardiac CT Fundamentals -- Pathology and Pathophysiology of Coronary Atherosclerotic Plaques -- CT Cardiac Anatomy -- Patient Selection: When to Use Cardiac CT versus Other Imaging or Non-Imaging Tests -- Current Guidelines -- Part V. Where We Are: Risk Stratification and Management -- Clinical Application of the Coronary Artery Calcium Score and Implications for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention -- The Many Uses of Epicardial Fat Measurements -- Part VI. Where We Are: Non-invasive Coronary Artery Imaging -- Nonatherosclerotic Coronary Artery Disease -- The Many Faces of Atherosclerosis -- Use of Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography in Cardiac Risk Assessment for Non-Cardiac Surgery -- Chronic Chest Pain -- Coronary CT Angiography for Evaluation of Acute Coronary Syndrome in the Emergency Department -- The Role of Cardiac CT in Patients with Metabolic Disorders -- CT for Guiding Successful Revascularization -- Multidetector CT Angiography for Coronary Bypass Graft Assessment and Reoperative Cardiac Surgery -- Stent Assessment -- Part VII. Where We Are: CT Assessment of Ventricular Function -- CT of Cardiac Function and Wall Motion -- Three-Chamber Function with Cardiac CT -- Part VIII. Where We Are: Cardiac Imaging Outside the Coronaries -- Diseases of the Myocardium and Pericardium -- CT of Cardiac and Paracardiac Masses -- Valvular Heart Disease and Prostheses -- Part IX. Where We Are: Transcatheter Therapy Planning -- CT in the Context of Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement -- CT for Minimally Invasive Repair of Mitral Valve and Other Structural Heart Disease -- Cardiac CT: Electrophysiological Applications -- Cardiac Devices -- Part X. Where We Are: Congenital Heart Disease -- Special Technique Considerations for Congenital Heart Disease Imaging -- CT of Coronary Artery Anomalies -- CT Spectrum of Congenital Heart Disease -- The Use of Cardiovascular CT in Repaired CHD -- Cardiac CT in the Setting of Heart Transplantation -- Part XI. Where We Are: The Heart and Beyond -- CT Imaging of the Heart-Lung Axis -- Ischemic Stroke: The Role of Cardiac CT -- Incidental Findings on CT angiography and How to Manage Them -- A Test on the Move: Cardiac CT in China as a Case Study -- Part XII. Where We Are: The Bigger Picture -- Prognosis and Outcome: State of the Evidence -- Cardiac CT: Comparative Cost-Effectiveness -- Barriers to Greater Clinical Implementation -- Part XIII. Where We Are Going: The Genes and the Heart -- Differences and Disparities in Cardiovascular Medicine Related to Gender, Race, and Ethnicity: The Role of Cardiac CT -- Cardiac CT Radiomics -- Part XIV. Where We Are Going: Risk Prediction and Management: The Next Wave -- Coronary CT Angiography for Screening, Risk Stratification, and Management of Asymptomatic Patients: State of the Evidence -- Advanced Methods for Coronary Artery Plaque Analysis -- Part XV. Where We Are Going: Lesion-specific Ischemia, Infarction, and Viability -- Transluminal Attenuation Gradient and Other CT Techniques for Gauging Lesion Significance -- CT Angiography Derived Fractional Flow Reserve -- CT Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Arterial First Pass Imaging -- Myocardial Perfusion Imaging: Dual-Energy Approaches -- Dynamic Myocardial CT Perfusion Imaging -- CT’s Role for Myocardial Viability Assessment -- Part XVI. Where We Are Going: The Road Ahead -- Coronary CT Angiography as the Gatekeeper to the Cathlab: Where Are We? -- 3D Printing from Cardiac CT Images -- Future Technological Advances in Cardiac CT.
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Dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) : Inherited Heart Disease (IHD) Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
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In dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), the heart muscle becomes weak. This makes it harder for the heart to pump blood out to the body. This causes the bottom chambers to dilate (stretch). A weak heart can also cause fluid to build up in parts of the body like the lungs (causing shortness of breath) and the ankles or belly (causing swelling). DCM may also affect the electrical activity of the heart and can cause fast, dangerous heart rhythms. The pamphlet gives the causes of DCM, symptoms, diagnostic…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular disorders
Cardiomyopathy
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart--Hypertrophy
Myocardium--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
In dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), the heart muscle becomes weak. This makes it harder for the heart to pump blood out to the body. This causes the bottom chambers to dilate (stretch). A weak heart can also cause fluid to build up in parts of the body like the lungs (causing shortness of breath) and the ankles or belly (causing swelling). DCM may also affect the electrical activity of the heart and can cause fast, dangerous heart rhythms. The pamphlet gives the causes of DCM, symptoms, diagnostic procedures and treatments (medications, a special pacemaker or internal defibrillator and rarely a heart transplant). Websites for further information are also noted.
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Previous title: DCM: Dilated Cardiomyopathy
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Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
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The Heart and Circulation : An Integrative Model

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Branko Furst. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2020.
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This extensively revised second edition traces the development of the basic concepts in cardiovascular physiology in light of the accumulated experimental and clinical evidence. It considers the early embryonic circulation, where blood circulation suggests the existence of a motive force, tightly coupled to the metabolic demands of the tissues. It proposes that rather than being an organ of propulsion, the heart, serves as an organ of control, generating pressure by rhythmically impeding blood …
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Furst, Branko
Responsibility
Branko Furst
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2020
Physical Description
1 online resource (xl, 376 p.) : 136 illus., 105 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030250621
9783030250614 (Print ed.)
9783030250638 (Print ed.)
9783030250645 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Circulation - physiology
Cardiovascular System - embryology
Heart - physiology
Hemodynamics - physiology
Myocardium
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
This extensively revised second edition traces the development of the basic concepts in cardiovascular physiology in light of the accumulated experimental and clinical evidence. It considers the early embryonic circulation, where blood circulation suggests the existence of a motive force, tightly coupled to the metabolic demands of the tissues. It proposes that rather than being an organ of propulsion, the heart, serves as an organ of control, generating pressure by rhythmically impeding blood flow. New and expanded chapters cover the arterial pulse, circulation in the upright posture, microcirculation and functional heart morphology. Heart and Circulation offers a new perspective for deeper understanding of the human cardiovascular system. It is therefore a thought-provoking resource for cardiologists, cardiac surgeons and trainees interested in models of human circulation.
Contents
Part I. Embryonic Circulation -- 1. Early Embryo Circulation -- 2. The Onset of Circulation -- 3. Hemodynamics of the Early Embryo Circulation -- 4. Flow Patterns in the Early Embryo Circulation -- 5. Is There a Circulation Without a Heart? -- 6. The Embryo Heart is Not a Peristaltic Pump -- 7. Flow Perturbation Experiments -- 8. Heart Rate Perturbations -- 9. The Heart as a Generator of Pressure -- 10. Ventriculo–Vascular Interaction -- 11. A Brief Comparative Phylogeny -- 12. Evolutionary Aspect of the Rhythmical System -- Part II. Mature Circulation -- 13. Functional Morphology of the Heart -- 14. Regulation of Cardiac Output -- 15. Circulatory and Respiratory Functions of the Blood -- 16. Models of the Heart -- 17. Cardiovascular Response During Exercise -- 18. Hemodynamic Effects of Aortic Occlusion -- 19. Increased Pulmonary Flows -- 20. Single Ventricle Physiology -- 21. Microcirculation -- Part III. Human Circulation -- 22. Arterial Pulse -- 23. Heartbeat and Respiration: Toward a Functional Chronobiology -- 24. The Effect of Gravity and Upright Posture on Circulation -- 25. The Integrative Model of Circulation: A Synthesis.
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The heart and circulation : an integrative model

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Branko Furst. --London: Springer , c2014.
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What drives the circulation? In this comprehensive review of existing circulation models, the conventional view that the heart is a pressure-propulsion pump is challenged. The existing models fail to explain an increasing number of observed circulatory phenomena. A unifying circulation model is proposed in which the blood, responding to metabolic demands of the tissues, is the primary regulator of cardiac output. This new model arises from accumulated clinical and experimental evidence. The hea…
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Furst, Branko
Responsibility
Branko Furst
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxix, 226 pages)
ISBN
9781447152774 (electronic bk.)
9781447152767
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Circulation - physiology
Cardiovascular System - embryology
Heart - physiology
Hemodynamics - physiology
Myocardium
Subjects (LCSH)
Hemodynamics
Blood Circulation
Blood - Circulation
Cardiology
Abstract
What drives the circulation? In this comprehensive review of existing circulation models, the conventional view that the heart is a pressure-propulsion pump is challenged. The existing models fail to explain an increasing number of observed circulatory phenomena. A unifying circulation model is proposed in which the blood, responding to metabolic demands of the tissues, is the primary regulator of cardiac output. This new model arises from accumulated clinical and experimental evidence. The heart, rather than being an organ of blood propulsion, assumes a secondary role and generates pressure by impeding the flow of blood. This is supported by examples from the fields of early embryonic circulation, comparative phylogeny, functional morphology, exercise physiology and a range of clinical scenarios. The Heart and Circulation: An Integrative Model offers a paradigm shift in the understanding of circulatory phenomena. It will become a valuable resource for all those clinicians, researchers, educators and students who, having been confronted with the paradox of the circulation, are looking for a broader interpretation.
Contents
Part I. Embryonic Circulation -- Early Embryo Circulation -- The Onset of Circulation -- Hemodynamics of the Early Embryo Circulation -- Flow Patterns in the Early Embryo Circulation -- Is There a Circulation Without a Heart? -- Embryo Heart is not a Peristaltic Pump -- Flow Perturbation Experiments -- Heart Rate Perturbations -- The Heart as Generator of Pressure -- Ventriculo-Vascular Interaction -- A Brief Comparative Phylogeny -- Evolutionary Aspect of the Rhythmical System -- Part II. Mature Circulation -- Functional Morphology of the Heart -- Regulation of Cardiac Output -- Circulatory and Respiratory Functions of the Blood -- Models of the Heart -- Cardiovascular Response during Exercise -- Hemodynamic Effects of Aortic Occlusion -- Increased Pulmonary Flows -- Single Ventricle Physiology -- Blood as an Organ.
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Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) : Inherited Heart Disease (IHD) Clinic

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2020.
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0631
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In HCM, there is a thickening of the heart muscle, usually in the wall between the 2 lower chambers (the septum). When the muscle thickens, it gets stiff and makes it hard for the bottom chambers to relax and fill with blood before each heartbeat. Thickening can also make it harder for blood to leave the heart. This can lower the amount of blood the heart can pump out to the rest of the body. Thickening of the heart muscle can create scar tissue. This can make you more at risk of dangerous, fas…
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Nova Scotia Health Authority. QEII. Inherited Heart Disease Clinic
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Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document ([6] p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular disorders
Cardiomyopathy
Subjects (LCSH)
Heart--Hypertrophy
Myocardium--Diseases
Specialty
Cardiovascular system
Abstract
In HCM, there is a thickening of the heart muscle, usually in the wall between the 2 lower chambers (the septum). When the muscle thickens, it gets stiff and makes it hard for the bottom chambers to relax and fill with blood before each heartbeat. Thickening can also make it harder for blood to leave the heart. This can lower the amount of blood the heart can pump out to the rest of the body. Thickening of the heart muscle can create scar tissue. This can make you more at risk of dangerous, fast heart rhythms. The pamphlet gives the most common cause (inherited) of HCM, symptoms, diagnostic procedures, and treatment (medications, a special pacemaker called an internal cardioverter defibrillator). Websites for further information are also noted.
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Prepared by: Inherited Heart Disease Clinic, QEII, Halifax
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Introduction to translational cardiovascular research

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Dennis V. Cokkinos, editor. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2015.
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Cokkinos, Dennis V.
Responsibility
Dennis V. Cokkinos, editor
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 610 pages)
ISBN
9783319087986 (electronic bk.)
9783319087979
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Research
Contents
Part I. General Aspects -- 1. Introduction: What Is Translational Research -- 2. Insights into Heart Development and Regeneration -- 3. Basis of Cell Excitability and Cardiac Conduction System -- Part II. The Main Axes -- 4. The Renin-Angiotensin- Aldosterone System in Cardiovascular Diseases -- 5. Beta Adrenergic Receptors -- 6. The Hypothalamic-Pituitary- Adrenal Axis in Human Health and Disease -- Part III. Fundamental Aspects and Processes -- 7. Genetic Polymorphisms -- 8. Genetic Polymorphisms and the Vascular Endothelium -- 9. The Role of microRNAs in Cardiovascular Disease -- 10. Pathways to Myocardial Hypertrophy -- 11. The Multiple Actions of the Insulin- Like Growth Factor-I Signaling in the Myocardium -- 12. Calcium Cycling Circuits in Cardiac Physiology and Pathophysiology -- 13. Inflammation and Atherosclerosis -- 14. Stress Proteins and the Adaptive Response of the Heart -- 15. The Mechanisms and Modalities of Cell Death -- 16. Repair of the Infarcted Myocardium -- 17. Pathways to Cardiac Remodeling -- 18. A Translational Approach to Probe the Arrhythmic Potential of the Heart: Therapeutic Considerations -- Part IV. Man and Animals -- 19. Animal Models of Cardiovascular Disease -- 20. In vitro Experimental Assessment of Cardiac Function -- 21. In Vivo Experimental Assessment of Cardiac Function -- 22. Non Invasive Imaging Modalities for Cardiovascular Translational Research-Technical Considerations -- 23. Cardiovascular Applications of Non-invasive Imaging in Cardiovascular Diseases: From Bench to Bedside -- 24. Molecular Imaging of Inflammation Using Echocardiography. Advances with the Use of Microbubbles -- 25. Clinical Aspects and Genetics of Cardiomyopathies -- 26. Cardiorenal Syndrome: What Basic Research Can Contribute -- 27. Clinical Aspects of Cardiorenal Syndrome: Consequences of Therapy with the Renin- Angiotensin System Inhibitors -- Part V. Therapeutic Aspects -- 28. Pre- Peri- Post-Conditioning the Ischemic Myocardium: Challenges, Confounders and Expectations -- 29. Gene Therapy for the Heart -- 30. Cell Therapy in Cardiac Diseases -- 31. Moving Towards a Novel Paradigm in Drug Development for Worsening Heart Failure: The T1 Model (Mechanistic Translational Phase).
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Mitochondria and the Heart

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edited by José Marín-García. --Boston, MA: Springer Science+Business Media , c2005.
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Marín-García, José
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edited by José Marín-García
Place of Publication
Boston, MA
Publisher
Springer Science+Business Media
Date of Publication
c2005
Series Vol.
256
Series Title
Developments in cardiovascular medicine
ISBN
9780387255750
Subjects (MeSH)
DNA, Mitochondrial - genetics
Energy metabolism - physiology
Heart Diseases - physiopathology
Mitochondria, Heart
Myocardium - cytology
Myocardium - metabolism
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Cytology
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Mitochondria and their role in cardiovascular disease

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by José Marín-García ; with contributions by Alexander Akhmedov and Vitalyi Rybin, Gordon W. Moe. --New York, NY: Springer , c2013.
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Over the past two decades, due to dramatic advances in molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, and genetics, our view on mitochondria as a relatively static cellular powerhouse has changed radically. We now know that these organelles play a critical role in the normal and in the damaged heart. Written by Dr. José Marín-García, Director of the Molecular Cardiology and Neuromuscular Institute, Mitochondria and Their Role in Cardiovascular Disease brings readers up- to-date on the many significa…
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Marín-García, José
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by José Marín-García ; with contributions by Alexander Akhmedov and Vitalyi Rybin, Gordon W. Moe
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xix, 500 p. : 123 ill., 115 ill. in color)
ISBN
9781461445999
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - etiology
Cardiovascular Diseases - physiopathology
Mitochondria, Heart - metabolism
Myocardium - metabolism
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Biochemistry
Abstract
Over the past two decades, due to dramatic advances in molecular and cell biology, biochemistry, and genetics, our view on mitochondria as a relatively static cellular powerhouse has changed radically. We now know that these organelles play a critical role in the normal and in the damaged heart. Written by Dr. José Marín-García, Director of the Molecular Cardiology and Neuromuscular Institute, Mitochondria and Their Role in Cardiovascular Disease brings readers up- to-date on the many significant advances in the field of mitochondrial cardiovascular medicine. The book begins with a general introduction to mitochondria, followed by laboratory methods to study the structure and function of the organelle, regulation of replication and biogenesis, and the mechanisms and functional consequences of mitophagia and mitochondrial dynamics. Subsequent chapters deal with mitochondrial oxidative stress and the role that the organelle plays in cell signaling and cell death. Discussions will be undertaken on the biochemistry of mitochondrial cell signaling, including the nature of the proteins engaged in these processes, many of them only recently discovered. Later chapters examine the role of mitochondria and mitochondrial abnormalities in cardiovascular diseases, including their diagnosis, therapeutic options currently available, animal models of mitochondrial disease, and new frontiers in mitochondria cardiovascular medicine, including areas of research that are relatively new or developing, such as proteomics, next generation sequencing, and systems biology.
Contents
Introduction to mitochondria in the heart -- Methods to study mitochondrial structure and function- Mitochondrial structure, composition and dynamics -- Mitochondrial biogenesis -- Mechanisms of bioenergy production in mitochondria -- Bioenergetics interplay between cardiac mitochondria and other subcellular compartments -- Endothelial mitochondria: Contribution to cardiovascular function and disease -- Heart mitochondria: Receivers and transmitters of signals -- Stem cells and mitochondria -- Cell death pathways and mitochondria -- Mitochondria in pediatric cardiovascular diseases -- Mitochondrial in the aging heart -- The role of mitochondria in atherosclerosis -- The role of mitochondria in hypertension -- Role of mitochondria in ischemia and cardioprotection -- Mitochondrial dynamics in health and disease -- Mitochondria play an essential role in heart failure -- Mitochondria and cardiac dysrhythmias -- Diabetes and cardiac mitochondria -- The role of mitochondria in metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance.-Thyroid hormone and myocardial mitochondria -- Targeting the mitochondria in cardiovascular diseases -- Current progress and future perspectives: Towards mitochondrial medicine -- Glossary -- Index.
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Molecular and Multimodality Imaging in Cardiovascular Disease

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Thomas H. Schindler, Richard T. George, Joao A.C. Lima, editors. --Cham: Springer , c2015.
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This book provides the most up-to-date coverage of the combined use of imaging modalities in order to acquire important functional and morphological information on cardiovascular disease and enhance disease detection. The recent developments in PET/MRI, cardiac CT, PET/CT, and SPECT/CT and their impact on clinical practice are explained, and special attention is also devoted to imaging parameters and protocols for use in practice and research. The utility of multimodality imaging techniques for…
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Schindler, Thomas H
George, Richard T
Lima, Joao A.C
Responsibility
Thomas H. Schindler, Richard T. George, Joao A.C. Lima, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 247 p. : 88 illus., 71 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319196114
9783319196107 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Imaging Techniques - methods
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnosis
Molecular Imaging - methods
Multimodal Imaging - methods
Abstract
This book provides the most up-to-date coverage of the combined use of imaging modalities in order to acquire important functional and morphological information on cardiovascular disease and enhance disease detection. The recent developments in PET/MRI, cardiac CT, PET/CT, and SPECT/CT and their impact on clinical practice are explained, and special attention is also devoted to imaging parameters and protocols for use in practice and research. The utility of multimodality imaging techniques for diagnosis and evaluation is discussed in the context of various clinical scenarios, including ischemic cardiomyopathy, myocarditis, myocardial fibrosis, cardiac sarcoidosis, and atherosclerotic plaque disease. Written by renowned researchers and clinicians, the book is an ideal concise reference on today's most advanced imaging techniques. It will appeal to all clinicians, trainees, and technicians who are involved in the diagnosis and risk assessment of cardiovascular disease.
Contents
[publisher supplied] PET/MRI: Physics, Instrumentation, and Systems -- Potential Role of Cardiac PET/MRI in Cardiovascular Disease: Initial Experience -- PET/MRI for Cardiac Imaging -- Technical Considerations -- Role of PET and MRI in Assessing Cardiac Sarcoidosis -- Myocardial Viability: Hibernating and Stunning Myocardium -underlying Pathophysiology -- Concepts of SPECT, PET and MRI in the assessment of myocardial viability leading to PET/MRI -- Adding T-1 Mapping and MRI for Myocardial Fibrosis Assessment -- Potential of PET/MRI in Assessment of Cardiovascular Plaque Burden and Activity -- CT in Assessing Coronary Morphology, Perfusion and Viability -- 3D Fusion Display of CT-Coronary Angiography and Scintigraphic Perfusion Imaging -- 3D Fusion Display of CT-Coronary Angiography and PET-Determined Myocardial Flow Reserve. Is it the Future? -- Adding CT-measurements of Coronary Artery Calcification to SPECT Perfusion Imaging for Risk Stratification -- Cardiac Risk Stratification in Heart Failure Patients - Combining Assessment of Myocardial Viability with Sympathetic Innervations.
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Myocardial Preservation : Translational Research and Clinical Application

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Dennis V. Cokkinos, editor. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This timely book reveals an integrated approach to myocardial preservation focusing on translational research and clinical applications. Chapters cover both the mechanisms of heart failure in addition to therapeutic considerations, including forms of cardiac cell death, cardiac remodelling and cardiac regeneration. Potential future research directions are also proposed, enabling the reader to gain a broad in-depth understanding of the topic. Myocardial Preservation: Translational Research and C…
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Cokkinos, Dennis V.
Responsibility
Dennis V. Cokkinos, editor
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (x, 405 p.) : 28 illus., 21 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319981864
9783319981857 (Print ed.)
9783319981871 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiomyopathies - therapy
Heart Failure - prevention & control
Myocardium - physiopathology
Specialty
Cardiology
Abstract
This timely book reveals an integrated approach to myocardial preservation focusing on translational research and clinical applications. Chapters cover both the mechanisms of heart failure in addition to therapeutic considerations, including forms of cardiac cell death, cardiac remodelling and cardiac regeneration. Potential future research directions are also proposed, enabling the reader to gain a broad in-depth understanding of the topic. Myocardial Preservation: Translational Research and Clinical Application presents a thorough review of myocardial preservation. Its comprehensive approach provides a valuable reference for cardiology researchers and practising and trainee cardiologists seeking new insight to the topic.
Contents
1. Introduction -- 2. Research: Clinical, Basic, and Translational -- 3. Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine -- 4. The Systems Biology Approach -- 5. Cardiac Hypertrophy -- 6. The Ishemia Reperfusion Injury Challenge -- 7. Cell Death: Many Causes and Many Effects -- 8. Healing of Myocardial Infarction -- 9. Myocardial Stunning -- 10. Myocardial Hibernation -- 11. The Fetal Phenotype -- 12. Cardiac Remodeling: The Course Toward Heart Failure I. General Concepts -- 13. Cardiac Remodeling: The Course Towards Heart Failure II. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approaches -- 14. Conditioning of the Myocardium -- 15. Fibrosis–Inflammation of the Cardiovascular System - 16. Endogenous Regeneration of the Mammalian Heart -- 17. Cell Therapy for Heart Disease: Ready for Prime Time or Lost in Translation? -- 18. Gene Therapy in Cardiac Disease.
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Myopericardial Diseases : Diagnosis and Management

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Massimo Imazio. (1st ed.) --Cham: Springer , c2016.
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This book reviews current knowledge and recent advances in the diagnosis and management of myopericardial diseases, a spectrum of medical diseases and syndromes affecting a significant proportion of patients in clinical practice and presenting either as an isolated process or as a manifestation of a systemic disease. Unlike in other books, both pericardial and myocardial diseases are fully covered. Detailed guidance is provided on diagnosis and the role of integrated cardiovascular imaging, med…
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Imazio, Massimo
Responsibility
Massimo Imazio
Edition
1st ed.
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2016
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 166 p. : 74 illus., 27 illus. in color)
ISBN
9783319271569
9783319271545 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Heart Diseases - diagnosis
Heart Diseases - therapy
Myocardium - pathology
Pericardium - pathology
Abstract
This book reviews current knowledge and recent advances in the diagnosis and management of myopericardial diseases, a spectrum of medical diseases and syndromes affecting a significant proportion of patients in clinical practice and presenting either as an isolated process or as a manifestation of a systemic disease. Unlike in other books, both pericardial and myocardial diseases are fully covered. Detailed guidance is provided on diagnosis and the role of integrated cardiovascular imaging, medical therapy, interventional diagnosis and therapy, and surgical diagnosis and therapy. Importantly, up-to-date original information is presented on indications and guidelines/recommendations planned for publication in 2015. This well-illustrated book will be an invaluable aid to diagnosis and management for practitioners in a range of medical specialties, including cardiology, internal medicine, rheumatology, family medicine, cardiac surgery, nephrology, and endocrinology.
Contents
Part I. General Evaluation of Myopericardial Diseases -- 1. Essential Anatomy and Physiology of the Pericardium for Clinical Practice -- 2. Aetiology and Classification of Pericardial Diseases -- 3. Diagnosis: History, Physical Examination and ECG -- 4. Multimodality Imaging of Pericardial/ Myopericardial Diseases -- 5. Cardiac Catheterization and Interventional Techniques -- 6. Principles of Medical Therapy of Pericardial Diseases -- 7. Surgery for Pericardial Diseases -- Part II. Myopericardial Syndromes -- 8. Pericardial Syndromes -- 9. Acute Pericarditis: Management Overview -- 10. Acute Pericarditis: Specific Aetiologies (Non-viral, Non-idiopathic) -- 11. Recurrent Pericarditis -- 12. Pericarditis Associated with Myocardial Involvement (Myopericarditis/Perimyocarditis) -- 13. Pericardial Effusion -- 14. Cardiac Tamponade -- 15. Constrictive Pericarditis -- 16. Congenital Abnormalities of the Pericardium and Pericardial Masses -- Part III. Specific Populations, Guidelines, Conclusions and Perspectives -- 17. Age and Gender Issues in the Management of Pericardial Diseases -- 18. Guidelines on the Management of Pericardial Diseases -- 19. Conclusions -- 20. Perspectives and Unmet Needs.
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PET-CT in Infection and Inflammation

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Sikandar Shaikh. --Singapore: Springer , c2021.
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This book covers all aspects of PET-CT including newer applications involving infection and inflammation and basic information on PET-CT new tracers. It explains the approach, protocols and miscellaneous applications about various infections and inflammation that helps in its early and better diagnosis in multiorgan and multisystem involvements in routine clinical practice. Chapters provide systematic approach to the diagnosis of various infections such as bacterial, viral, tuberculosis, inflam…
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Shaikh, Sikandar
Responsibility
Sikandar Shaikh
Place of Publication
Singapore
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2021
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxxi, 291 p.) : 178 illus., 176 illus. in color
ISBN
9789811598012
9789811598005 (Print ed.)
9789811598029 (Print ed.)
9789811598036 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Infections - diagnostic imaging
Inflammation - diagnostic imaging
Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography - methods
Specialty
Diagnostic Imaging
Infectious Disease Medicine
Abstract
This book covers all aspects of PET-CT including newer applications involving infection and inflammation and basic information on PET-CT new tracers. It explains the approach, protocols and miscellaneous applications about various infections and inflammation that helps in its early and better diagnosis in multiorgan and multisystem involvements in routine clinical practice. Chapters provide systematic approach to the diagnosis of various infections such as bacterial, viral, tuberculosis, inflammatory pathologies and overlap in coexisting tumors and superadded/associated infections. This book offers assistance to medical practitioners in understanding various advantages of PET-CT in single scan as compared to different modalities for diagnosis as well as oncologists dealing with concurrent malignant and non-malignant conditions, students, and interns.
Contents
Introduction -- PET-CT Physics, Instrumentation and Techniques -- Physiological Variants in PET-CT -- Dual Time Point PET-CT Imaging -- PET-CT IN Fever of Unknown Origin -- PET-CT in Chest Infective Inflammatory Pathologies -- PET-CT in Myocardium, Epicardium and Pericardium Infective Inflammatory Pathologies -- PET-CT in Cardiovascular Pathologies -- PET-CT in Peripheral Vascular Pathologies -- PET-CT in Vasculitis -- PET-CT in Tuberculosis -- PET-CT IN Immunocompromised Status -- PET-CT in Polymyalgia Rheumatica -- PET-CT in Pediatric Infection and Inflammation -- PET-CT in Musculoskeletal Infections and Inflammations -- PET-CT in Evaluation of Prosthetic Joint Infections -- PET-CT in Urological Infections and Inflammations -- PET-CT in Viral Infections -- PET-CT in the Organ Transplantation -- Molecular Imaging in Infection and Inflammation.
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Right heart catheterization and endomyocardial biopsy

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editors, Catherine M. Otto, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton. --[Philadelphia, PA]: Elsevier , c2014.
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Kennedy-Hamilton, J. Ward
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editors, Catherine M. Otto, J. Ward Kennedy-Hamilton
Place of Publication
[Philadelphia, PA]
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource : col. ill., video
Series
Procedures consult
Series Title
Procedures consult (ClinicalKey)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Catheterization
Biopsy - methods
Cardiomyopathies - pathology
Endocardium - pathology
Myocardium - pathology
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Stem Cells And Myocardial Regeneration

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edited by Marc S. Penn. --Totowa, NJ: Humana Press , c2007.
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Penn, Marc S
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edited by Marc S. Penn
Place of Publication
Totowa, NJ
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
c2007
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology (Totowa, N.J. : Unnumbered)
ISBN
9781597452724
Subjects (MeSH)
Myocardium - cytology
Regeneration - physiology
Stem cells - physiology
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
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