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Anatomic basis of echocardiographic diagnosis

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by Kwan-Leung Chan, John P. Veinot. --London: Springer-Verlag , c2011.
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Chan, Kwan-Leung
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Veinot, John P
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by Kwan-Leung Chan, John P. Veinot
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2011
ISBN
9781849963879
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular System - anatomy & histology
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Echocardiography - methods
Ultrasonography
Subjects (LCSH)
Diagnosis, Ultrasonic
Cardiology
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Atlas of CT Angiography : Normal and Pathologic Findings

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Gratian Dragoslav Miclaus, Horia Ples. (Second edition) --Cham: Springer , c2019.
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The second edition of this atlas presents a wealth of normal and pathologic findings observed on CT angiography with 3D reconstruction in diverse clinical applications, including the imaging of cerebral, carotid, thoracic, coronary, abdominal, and peripheral vessels. The superb illustrations display the excellent anatomic detail obtained with CT angiography and depict the precise location of affected structures and lesion severity. Careful comparisons between normal imaging features and patholo…
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Miclaus, Gratian Dragoslav
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Ples, Horia
Responsibility
Gratian Dragoslav Miclaus, Horia Ples
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xvi, 455 p.) : 559 illus., 397 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030160951
9783030160944 (Print ed.)
9783030160968 (Print ed.)
9783030160975 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Angiography
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Cardiovascular System - diagnostic imaging
Cardiovascular System - pathology
Radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Specialty
Cardiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
The second edition of this atlas presents a wealth of normal and pathologic findings observed on CT angiography with 3D reconstruction in diverse clinical applications, including the imaging of cerebral, carotid, thoracic, coronary, abdominal, and peripheral vessels. The superb illustrations display the excellent anatomic detail obtained with CT angiography and depict the precise location of affected structures and lesion severity. Careful comparisons between normal imaging features and pathologic appearances will assist the reader in image interpretation and treatment planning, and the described cases include some very rare pathologies. In addition, the technical principles of the modality are clearly explained and guidance provided on imaging protocols. This edition is the outcome of 18 years of work by a renowned radiological team whose research focuses specifically on vascular pathology of the whole body and the role of CT angiography in its assessment. Numerous new images are presented and three additional chapters address cerebral arteriovenous malformations, congenital cardiac malformations in children and CT venography. The atlas will be invaluable for radiologists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, cardiologists, cardiovascular surgeons, and medical students.
Contents
1. Cerebral Angiography -- 2. Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation -- 3. Carotid Angiography -- 4. Thoracic -- 5. Coronary Angiography -- 6. Abdominal Angiography -- 7. Peripheral Angiography -- 8. Congenital Cardiac Malformations in Children - 9. CT Phlebography of the Lower Limb with Antegrade Injection of the Contrast Media.
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Atlas of CT angiography : normal and pathologic findings

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Gratian Dragoslav Miclaus, Horia Ples. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2014.
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This atlas presents normal and pathologic findings observed on CT angiography with 3D reconstruction in a diverse range of clinical applications, including the imaging of cerebral, carotid, thoracic, coronary, abdominal, and peripheral vessels. The superb illustrations display the excellent anatomic detail obtained with CT angiography and depict the precise location of affected structures and lesion severity. Careful comparisons between normal imaging features and pathologic appearances will as…
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Miclaus, Gratian Dragoslav
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Ples, Horia
Responsibility
Gratian Dragoslav Miclaus, Horia Ples
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 198 pages)
ISBN
9783319052847 (electronic bk.)
3319052845 (electronic bk.)
3319052837 (print)
9783319052830 (print)
Subjects (MeSH)
Angiography - Atlases
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena - Atlases
Cardiovascular System - pathology - Atlases
Tomography, X-Ray Computed - Atlases
Subjects (LCSH)
Angiography - Atlases
Tomography - Atlases
Angiography - Digital techniques
Cardiology
Neurology
Abstract
This atlas presents normal and pathologic findings observed on CT angiography with 3D reconstruction in a diverse range of clinical applications, including the imaging of cerebral, carotid, thoracic, coronary, abdominal, and peripheral vessels. The superb illustrations display the excellent anatomic detail obtained with CT angiography and depict the precise location of affected structures and lesion severity. Careful comparisons between normal imaging features and pathologic appearances will assist the reader in image interpretation and treatment planning, and the described cases include some very rare pathologies. In addition, the technical principles of the modality are clearly explained and guidance provided on imaging protocols. This atlas will be of value both to those in training and to more experienced practitioners within not only radiology but also cardiovascular surgery, neurosurgery, cardiology, and neurology.
Contents
Cerebral Angiography -- Carotid Angiography -- Thoracic Angiography -- Coronary Angiography -- Abdominal Angiography -- Peripheral Angiography.
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Blood pressure and arterial wall mechanics in cardiovascular diseases

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Michel E. Safar, Michael F. O'Rourke, Edward D. Frohlich, editors. --London: Springer , c2014.
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In cardiovascular prevention, therehastraditionallybeena small number of cardiovascular risk factors to evaluate and manage, such as hypertension, diabetes,hyperlipidemiaand smoking. Recently, it has been recognized that new mechanical factors should be identified, andspecificallyinvolves pulsatile arterial hemodynamic parameters, such asarterial stiffness, pulse pressure and, to a lesser extent, augmentation index and pulse pressure amplification. Blood Pressure and Arterial Wall Mechanics in …
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Safar, Michel
O'Rourke, Michael F.
Frohlich, Edward D.
Responsibility
Michel E. Safar, Michael F. O'Rourke, Edward D. Frohlich, editors
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xx, 567 pages)
ISBN
9781447151982 (electronic bk.)
9781447151975
Subjects (MeSH)
Blood Pressure
Vascular Stiffness - physiology
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiology
Cardiovascular system - Diseases
Blood pressure
Arteries - Physiology
Abstract
In cardiovascular prevention, therehastraditionallybeena small number of cardiovascular risk factors to evaluate and manage, such as hypertension, diabetes,hyperlipidemiaand smoking. Recently, it has been recognized that new mechanical factors should be identified, andspecificallyinvolves pulsatile arterial hemodynamic parameters, such asarterial stiffness, pulse pressure and, to a lesser extent, augmentation index and pulse pressure amplification. Blood Pressure and Arterial Wall Mechanics in Cardiovascular Diseaseshas been written to facilitate understanding of these new concepts regarding bleed pressure and cardiac risk, and prepare the reader for the considerable evolution of the topic in the years to come. Much has been learned already regarding the management of these patients, and this book presents extensive data on the techniques needed to maximize their outcomes.
Contents
Part I. Blood Pressure: Basic Concepts of Steady and Pulsatile Arterial Hemodynamics -- 1. Arterial Stiffness, Wave Reflection, Wave Amplification: Basic Concepts, Principles of Measurement and Analysis in Humans -- 2. Large Arteries, Microcirculation, and Mechanisms of Hypertension -- 3. Direct Measurement of Local Arterial Stiffness and Pulse Pressure -- 4. Ventricular-Arterial Coupling and Mechanism of Wave Reflections -- 5. Determination of Systemic and Regional Arterial Structure and Function -- 6. Animal Models for Studies of Arterial Stiffness -- 7. Elastin, Calcium and Age-Related Stiffening of the Arterial Wall -- 8. Genetic and Cellular Aspects of Arterial Stiffness -- Part II. Blood Pressure and Sodium Balance: Pathophysiological Mechanisms and Cardiovascular Risk -- 9. Mechanical Stress and the Arterial Wall -- 10. Pulsatile Stress, Arterial Stiffness, and Endothelial Function -- 11. Hypoxia, Arterial Blood Pressure, and Microcirculation -- 12. The Reality of Aging Viewed from the Arterial Wall -- 13. Emerging Aspects of Angiotensin Biology and Their Potential Role in the Vasculature -- 14. Arterial Stiffness and the Sympathetic Nervous System -- 15. Oxidative Stress and Hypertension -- 16. Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction -- 17. Structural Alterations in Arterial Stiffness: Role of Arterial Fibrosis -- 18. Salt and Multiorgan Damage in Hypertension: Vascular Stiffening and Cardiorenal Structural Dysfunction Responses -- 19. Preventive Lessons from Hypertension and Myocardial Infarction: Treating Asymptomatic Individuals to Lower the Risk for Subsequent Cardiovascular Events -- Part III. Hypertension: Evaluation of Cardiovascular Risk and Organ Damage -- 20. Value of Brachial and Central Blood Pressure for Predicting Cardiovascular Events -- 21. Predictive Value of Arterial Stiffness for Cardiovascular Events -- 22. Heart Rate, Synchrony and Arterial Hemodynamics -- 23. Pulse Pressure Amplification and Arterial Stiffness in Middle Age -- 24. Arterial Stiffness, Central Blood Pressure and Cardiac Remodelling: From Cardiac Hypertrophy to Heart Failure -- 25. The Relationship Between Aortic Stiffness, Microvascular Disease in the Brain and Cognitive Decline: Insights into the Emerging Epidemic of Alzheimer’s Disease -- 26. Arterial Stiffness and Risk in Various Cardiovascular Diseases -- 27. Large Artery Remodeling and Chronic Kidney Disease -- 28. Arterial Changes in Renal Transplantation -- 29. Arterial Stiffness, Central Blood Pressure and Coronary Heart Disease -- Part IV. Clinical Involvement: Role of Age, Sex, Inflammatory and Metabolic Alterations -- 30. Modifications of Blood Pressure Profiles in the Very Old: Role of Frailty and Comorbidities -- 31. Arterial Stiffness and Amplification in the Very Old -- 32. Hypertension in Men and Women: Is It Different? -- 33. Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Smoking -- 34. Glucose, Insulin and Potential Strategies of Vascular Stiffening -- 35. Arterial Stiffness in Chronic Inflammation -- Part V. Stratifications of Cardiovascular Risk and Therapeutic Consequences on Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections -- 36. Outcome-Driven Thresholds for Pulse Pressure on Office and Out-of-the-Office Blood Pressure Measurement -- 37. Properties of Central Arteries in Populations of Different Ethnicity: Ethnicity and Central Arteries -- 38. Changing Concepts on the Role of Blood Pressure Reduction in Stroke Prevention with the Focus on ß-Blocking Agents -- 39. Decreasing Arterial Stiffness and/or Wave Reflections Independently of Mean Arterial Pressure: Effect of Antihypertensive Drugs (Part 1) -- 40. Decreasing Arterial Stiffness and/or Wave Reflections Independently of Mean Arterial Pressure: Effect of Non-antihypertensive Drugs (Part 2) -- 41. Blood Pressure Variability: Measurements, Influential Factors, Prognosis and Therapy -- 42. Nitrate: The Ideal Drug Action for Isolated Systolic Hypertension in Elderly? -- 43. De-stiffening Strategy, Sodium Balance, and Blockade of the Renin–Angiotensin System -- 44. Long-Term Effects of Calcium Channel Blockers on Central and Peripheral Arteries -- 45. Exercise Training for the Modification of Arterial Stiffness and Wave Reflections.
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Marc Dewey. (Second edition) --Berlin: Springer , c2014.
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Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has become a highly accurate diagnostic modality that continues to attract increasing attention. This extensively illustrated book aims to assist the reader in integrating cardiac CT into daily clinical practice, while also reviewing its current technical status and applications. Clear guidance is provided on the performance and interpretation of imaging using the latest technology, which offers greater coverage, better spatial resolution, and faster imaging whi…
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Dewey, Marc
Responsibility
Marc Dewey
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
Berlin
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2014
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 498 pages : illustrations)
ISBN
9783642418839 (electronic bk.)
9783642418822
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnostic imaging
Tomography, Emission-Computed
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Tomography
Abstract
Cardiac computed tomography (CT) has become a highly accurate diagnostic modality that continues to attract increasing attention. This extensively illustrated book aims to assist the reader in integrating cardiac CT into daily clinical practice, while also reviewing its current technical status and applications. Clear guidance is provided on the performance and interpretation of imaging using the latest technology, which offers greater coverage, better spatial resolution, and faster imaging while also providing functional information about cardiac diseases. The specific features of scanners from all four main vendors, including those that have only recently become available, are presented. Among the wide range of applications and issues discussed are coronary calcium scoring, coronary artery bypass grafts, stents, and anomalies, cardiac valves and function, congenital and acquired heart disease, and radiation exposure. Upcoming clinical uses of cardiac CT, such as hybrid imaging, preparation and follow-up after valve replacement, electrophysiology applications, myocardial perfusion and fractional flow reserve assessment, and plaque imaging, are also explored.
Contents
Introduction -- Technical and Personnel Requirements -- Anatomy -- Cardiac CT in Clinical Practice -- Clinical Indications -- Patient Preparation -- Physics Background and Radiation Exposure -- Examination and Reconstruction -- Examinations on Different CT Scanners -- Reading and Reporting -- Coronary Artery Calcium -- Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts -- Coronary Artery Stents -- Coronary Artery Plaques -- Cardiac Function -- Cardiac Valves -- Transcatheter Aortic Valve Interventions -- Pulmonic Valve Implantation, Mitral Valve Repair, and Left Atrial Appendage Closure -- Myocardial Perfusion and Fractional Flow Reserve -- Hybrid Imaging -- Electrophysiology Interventions -- Coronary Artery Anomalies -- Congenital and Acquired Heart Disease -- Typical Clinical Examples -- Results of Clinical Studies -- Outlook.
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Cardio-renal clinical challenges

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David Goldsmith, Adrian Covic, Jonas Spaak, editors. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2015.
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the clinical challenges faced during the treatment of patients with cardiorenal syndrome (CRS). The bidirectional link that associates renal and cardiovascular diseases means that patients with CRS have an increased risk of hospital admission and mortality as a result of their coexistence yet, there are no agreed guidelines for their management. Cardio-Renal Clinical Challenges takes clinical presentations and clinical problems as its base, and the…
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Goldsmith, David
Covic, Adrian
Spaak, Jonas
Responsibility
David Goldsmith, Adrian Covic, Jonas Spaak, editors
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 234 pages)
ISBN
9783319091624 (electronic bk.)
9783319091617
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - complications
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic - complications
Comorbidity
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Diseases
Kidneys - Diseases
Heart - Diseases
Abstract
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the clinical challenges faced during the treatment of patients with cardiorenal syndrome (CRS). The bidirectional link that associates renal and cardiovascular diseases means that patients with CRS have an increased risk of hospital admission and mortality as a result of their coexistence yet, there are no agreed guidelines for their management. Cardio-Renal Clinical Challenges takes clinical presentations and clinical problems as its base, and then discusses the evidence for best management of common clinical problems and the reasons for the complex interplay between the cardiac and renal systems. In addition, the link between heart failure and chronic kidney disease (CKD) can impose a considerable epidemiological burden thus this text also aims to address the issue of organizing healthcare to maximize both the opportunities for prevention and best healthcare economic returns.
Contents
Part I. Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): Same or Different? -- 1. Epicardial Coronary Heart Disease in CKD: Diagnosis and Management -- 2. Small Vessel Disease in CKD, Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension -- 3. Sudden Cardiac Death and Arrhythmia in CKD -- 4. Anticoagulation in CKD -- 5. MRA Inhibition in CKD: More Than Salt and Water -- 6. Vascular Effects of Infl ammation and Oxidative Stress in CKD -- 7. Uric Acid, Allopurinol: The Cardio- Renal Silver Bullet? -- 8. FGF23 and Phosphate: Two Cardiovascular Toxins with Distinct Toxicity Profiles? -- 9. Renal Congestion in Heart Failure -- 10. Effect of Vitamin D on Endothelial Function and Blood Pressure -- 11. Vitamin D and Its Effects on the Heart -- Part II. CKD Complicating Cardiovascular Presentations, Treatment and Outcome -- 12. Volume Overload in CKD: Pathophysiology, Assessment Techniques, Consequences and Treatment -- 13. Reversing Arterial Stiffening and Calcifi cation: A Pipe Dream? -- 14. Pulmonary Hypertension in CKD: A New Problem Child -- 15. How to Use Inhibitors of the Renin-Angiotensin- Aldosterone System in Patients with CKD and Heart Failure -- 16. Erectile and Sex Hormone Dysfunction and Cardiovascular Consequences in CKD -- 17. Renal Sympathetic Denervation in the Management of Treatment- Resistant Hypertension -- Part III. New Ways of Working for the Twenty-first Century: Rising to the Challenge of Comorbid Patients -- 18. Future Therapeutic Prospects for Treatment of Cardiorenal Syndromes -- 19. Novel Combination Therapy to Target Heart and Kidney -- 20. Challenging Complex Diseases -- 21. Is “Me, Me, Me” the New “We, We, We”?: Can We Afford (Not) to Take the Plunge into the Personalised, Stratified Medicine Era? -- 22. Psychological Distress in Physical Long-Term Conditions.
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Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Cardiometabolic Diseases : Prevention and Management in Clinical Practice

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Peter Kokkinos, Puneet Narayan, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2019.
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This book examines the links between physical activity (PA), cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. It presents an overview of the role of PA and CRF in the prevention and management of risk factors associated with cardiometabolic diseases such as hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, obesity, and atherosclerosis. In addition, it explores how these risks vary with different populations such as t…
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Kokkinos, Peter
Narayan, Puneet
Responsibility
Peter Kokkinos, Puneet Narayan, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 443 p.) : 56 illus., 25 illus. in color
ISBN
9783030048167
9783030048150 (Print ed.)
9783030048174 (Print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - prevention & control
Cardiovascular System - physiology
Exercise - physiology
Metabolic Diseases - prevention & control
Physical Exertion - physiology
Physical Fitness - physiology
Respiratory System - physiology
Risk Factors
Stress, Physiological - physiology
Specialty
Cardiology
Physical Fitness
Abstract
This book examines the links between physical activity (PA), cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), and cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. It presents an overview of the role of PA and CRF in the prevention and management of risk factors associated with cardiometabolic diseases such as hypertension, peripheral vascular disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, dyslipidemia, obesity, and atherosclerosis. In addition, it explores how these risks vary with different populations such as the elderly and people of various racial backgrounds. The book also highlights risks associated with exercise and presents a prescription for appropriate and efficacious exercise to minimize risk and maximize health benefits for the heart. Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Prevention and Management of Cardiometabolic Disease is an essential resource for physicians, exercise physiologists, medical students, residents, fellows, nurses, and researchers in cardiology, cardiorespiratory fitness, exercise science, health promotion and disease prevention, public health, and epidemiology.
Contents
1. Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Health: A Historical Perspective -- 2. Exercise, Gene Regulation, and Cardiometabolic Disease -- 3. Exercise and the Mitochondria -- 4. Effect of Exercise on Adult Stem Cells -- 5. Exercise Metabolism in Health and Disease -- 6. Exercise and the Endothelium -- 7. Exertion-Related Acute Cardiovascular Events: Pathophysiologic Considerations, Risk Modulators, and Prophylactic Interventions -- 8. Exercise and Blood Pressure Control in Hypertension -- 9. Role of Physical Activity, Exercise, and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in the Management of Resistant Hypertension -- 10. Physical Activity, Blood Pressure, and Cardiac Structure and Function -- 11. Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and the Diabetes Spectrum -- 12. Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Physical Activity, and Metabolic Syndrome -- 13. Exercise Interventions in Patients with Diabetes and Peripheral Artery Disease -- 14. Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Obesity -- 15. The Obesity Paradox and Cardiorespiratory Fitness -- 16. Physical Activity, Exercise, and Lipids and Lipoproteins -- 17. Physical Activity, Fitness, and Coronary Heart Disease -- 18. Physical Activity and Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Heart Failure -- 19. Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Physical Activity, and Stroke -- 20. Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Physical Activity, and Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation -- 21. Chronic Kidney Disease and Physical Activity -- 22. Physical Activity, Fitness, and Sexual Dysfunction -- 23. Cardiorespiratory Fitness in the Context of Cardiac Rehabilitation -- 24. Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic Health Benefits in Children -- 25. Association Between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Healthcare Costs.
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Cardiovascular Biomechanics

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Peter R. Hoskins, Patricia V. Lawford, Barry J. Doyle, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides a balanced presentation of the fundamental principles of cardiovascular biomechanics research, as well as its valuable clinical applications. Pursuing an integrated approach at the interface of the life sciences, physics and engineering, it also includes extensive images to explain the concepts discussed. Cardiovascular biomechanics encompasses the relationship between the mechanics of the cardiovascular system and biological function in health and disease, and it is increasi…
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Hoskins, Peter R
Lawford, Patricia V
Doyle, Barry J
Responsibility
Peter R. Hoskins, Patricia V. Lawford, Barry J. Doyle, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (ix, 462 pages) : 220 illus. in color
ISBN
9783319464077
9783319464053 (print ed.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Biomechanical Phenomena
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Cardiovascular System
Abstract
This book provides a balanced presentation of the fundamental principles of cardiovascular biomechanics research, as well as its valuable clinical applications. Pursuing an integrated approach at the interface of the life sciences, physics and engineering, it also includes extensive images to explain the concepts discussed. Cardiovascular biomechanics encompasses the relationship between the mechanics of the cardiovascular system and biological function in health and disease, and it is increasingly recognised that normal function and diseases involve a complex interplay between biology and mechanical forces. With a focus on explaining the underlying principles, this book examines the physiology and mechanics of circulation, mechanobiology and the biomechanics of different components of the cardiovascular system, in-vivo techniques, in-vitro techniques, and the medical applications of this research. Written for undergraduate and postgraduate students and including sample problems at the end of each chapter, this interdisciplinary text provides an essential introduction to the topic. It is also an ideal reference text for researchers and clinical practitioners, and will benefit a wide range of students and researchers including engineers, physicists, biologists and clinicians who are interested in the area of cardiovascular biomechanics.
Contents
1. Introduction to Solid and Fluid Mechanics -- 2. Introduction to Cardiovascular Biomechanics -- 3. Blood and Blood Flow -- 4. The Arterial System I. Pressure, Flow and Stiffness -- 5. The Arterial System II. Forces, Adaptability and Mechanotransduction -- 6. Excitation-Contraction in the Heart -- 7. The Venous System -- 8. The Microcirculation -- 9. Medical Imaging -- 10. Modelling of the Cardiovascular System -- 11. Patient Specific Modelling -- 12. Flow Phantoms -- 13. Measurement of the Mechanical Properties of Biological Tissues -- 14. Hypertension -- 15. Atherosclerosis -- 16. Aneurysms -- 17. Cardiovascular Prostheses -- Appendix A: Questions -- Appendix B: Glossary.
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Cardiovascular imaging

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[edited by] Vincent B. Ho, Gautham P. Reddy. --St. Louis, Mo.: Saunders/Elsevier , c2011.
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Ho, Vincent B
Reddy, Gautham P
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[edited by] Vincent B. Ho, Gautham P. Reddy
Place of Publication
St. Louis, Mo.
Publisher
Saunders/Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2011
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxv, 1685 p.)
Series Title
Expert radiology series
ISBN
9781455706976 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiac Imaging Techniques
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnosis
Cardiovascular Imaging - methods
Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular
Cardiovascular system - Diseases - Diagnosis
Diagnostic imaging
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Cardiovascular imaging : arterial and aortic valve inflammation and calcification

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Elena Aikawa, editor. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2015.
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Aikawa, Elena
Responsibility
Elena Aikawa, editor
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 389 pages)
ISBN
9783319092683 (electronic bk.)
9783319092676
Subjects (MeSH)
Aortic Valve Stenosis - diagnosis
Atherosclerosis - diagnosis
Cardiac Imaging Techniques
Diagnostic Techniques, Cardiovascular
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Diseases - Imaging
Contents
Part I. Preclinical Imaging of Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis and Its Complications -- 1. Pathobiology and Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis -- 2. Ultrasound Molecular Imaging of Endothelial Cell Activation and Damage in Atherosclerosis -- 3. Molecular Imaging of Macrophages in Atherosclerosis -- 4. Intravascular Molecular Imaging of Proteolytic Activity -- 5. Optical Molecular Imaging of Inflammation and Calcification in Atherosclerosis -- 6. Molecular Imaging of Oxidation- Specific Epitopes to Detect High-Risk Atherosclerotic Plaques -- 7. Live Cell Multiphoton Microscopy of Atherosclerotic Plaques in Mouse Aortas -- 8. Imaging of Complications in Atherosclerosis: Thrombosis and Platelet Aggregation -- Part II. Imaging Insights into Mechanisms of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease (CAVD) and Calcification -- 9. Pathobiology and Optical Molecular Imaging of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease -- 10. PET/CT Imaging of Inflammation and Calcification in CAVD: Clinical Studies -- 11. Ultrasound Imaging of Calcific Aortic Valve Disease -- 12. Innovations in Microscopic Imaging of Atherosclerosis and Valvular Disease -- Part III. Clinical Imaging of Cardiovascular Inflammation and Calcification -- 13. Molecular MR Imaging of Atherosclerosis -- 14. Cardiac PET Imaging in Coronary Artery Disease -- 15. PET/CT Imaging of Inflammation and Calcification -- 16. Clinical Feasibility and Monitoring of the Effects of Anti-inflammatory Therapy in Atherosclerosis.
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Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging

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Raymond Y. Kwong, Michael Jerosch-Herold, Bobak Heydari, editors. (Second edition) --New York, NY: Humana Press , 2019.
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The significantly updated second edition of this important work provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR), a rapidly evolving tool for diagnosis and intervention of cardiovascular disease. New and updated chapters focus on recent applications of CMR such as electrophysiological ablative treatment of arrhythmias, targeted molecular MRI, and T1 mapping methods. The book presents a state-of-the-art compilation of expert contributions to th…
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Kwong, Raymond Y.
Jerosch-Herold, Michael
Heydari, Bobak
Responsibility
Raymond Y. Kwong, Michael Jerosch-Herold, Bobak Heydari, editors
Edition
Second edition
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Humana Press
Date of Publication
2019
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiii, 473 p.) : 316 illus., 121 illus. in color
Series
Contemporary Cardiology
Series Title
Contemporary cardiology
ISBN
9781493988419
9781493988396 (Print ed.)
9781493988402 (Print ed.)
ISSN
2196-8969
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - diagnosis
Cardiovascular System - diagnostic imaging
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Specialty
Cardiology
Diagnostic Imaging
Abstract
The significantly updated second edition of this important work provides an up-to-date and comprehensive overview of cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR), a rapidly evolving tool for diagnosis and intervention of cardiovascular disease. New and updated chapters focus on recent applications of CMR such as electrophysiological ablative treatment of arrhythmias, targeted molecular MRI, and T1 mapping methods. The book presents a state-of-the-art compilation of expert contributions to the field, each examining normal and pathologic anatomy of the cardiovascular system as assessed by magnetic resonance imaging. Functional techniques such as myocardial perfusion imaging and assessment of flow velocity are emphasized, along with the exciting areas of artherosclerosis plaque imaging and targeted MRI. This cutting-edge volume represents a multi-disciplinary approach to the field, with contributions from experts in cardiology, radiology, physics, engineering, physiology and biochemistry, and offers new directions in noninvasive imaging. The Second Edition of Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging is an essential resource for cardiologists and radiologists striving to lead the way into the future of this important field.
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1. Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics -- 2. Clinical Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging Techniques -- 3. Anatomy of the Heart and Great Arteries -- 4. Normal Left and Right Ventricular Volume and Function -- 5. Regional Myocardial Strain and Function: From Novel Techniques to Clinical Applications -- 6. Techniques for MR Myocardial Perfusion Imaging -- 7. Techniques in the Assessment of Cardiovascular Blood Flow and Velocity -- 8. Contrast Agents in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- 9. Safety and Monitoring for Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- 10. Acute Myocardial Infarction and Post-Infarction Remodeling -- 11. Exercise and Dobutamine Stress CMR -- 12. Myocardial Perfusion and Late Gadolinium Enhancement Imaging in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance to Assess Coronary Artery Disease -- 13. Coronary Magnetic Resonance Angiography: Techniques and Clinical Results -- 14. Atherosclerotic Plaque Imaging -- 15. Assessment of Cardiomyopathies and Cardiac Transplantation -- 16. CMR Assessment of Cardiac Masses -- 17. Advanced Imaging of Pericardial Diseases -- 18. Valvular Heart Disease Assessment by CMR -- 19. Magnetic Resonance Imaging Evaluation of Complex Congenital Heart Disease -- 20. Congenital Heart Disease: Indications, Patient Preparation, and Simple Lesions -- 21. Magnetic Resonance Angiography of the Aorta and the Peripheral Vessels -- 22. CMR Guidance of RFA to Atrial Arrhythmias -- 23. Interventional Cardiovascular MRI -- 24. Targeted MR Imaging in Cardiovascular Disease -- 25. Cardiac T1 Mapping.
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Cardiovascular OCT Imaging

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Ik-Kyung Jang, editor. --Cham, Switzerland: Springer , c2015.
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Jang, Ik-Kyung
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Ik-Kyung Jang, editor
Alternate Title
Cardiovascular Optical Coherence Tomography Imaging
Place of Publication
Cham, Switzerland
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource (xi, 222 pages)
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9783319108018 (electronic bk.)
9783319108001
Subjects (MeSH)
Acute Coronary Syndrome - diagnosis
Coronary Artery Disease - diagnosis
Endovascular Procedures
Tomography, Optical Coherence
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Tomography
Cardiovascular system - Diseases - Tomography
Optical coherence tomography
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1. The Development of OCT -- 2. Physics of Cardiovascular OCT -- 3. Histology Validation of OCT Images -- 4. Basic Interpretation Skills -- 5. Intravascular OCT Imaging Artifacts -- 6. Clinical Presentations and Coronary Plaque Characteristics -- 7. Insight into Pathogenesis of Acute Coronary Syndrome -- 8. Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection -- 9. Early Stent Evaluation -- 10. Late Stent Change -- 11. Stent Thrombosis -- 12. Neoatherosclerosis -- 13. Bioabsorbable Stent -- 14. Consensus Documents -- 15. Future Development.
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Cardiovascular Pediatric Critical Illness and Injury

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edited by Thomas P. Shanley, Hector R. Wong, Derek S. Wheeler. --London: Springer-Verlag , c2009.
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Shanley, Thomas P
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Wong, Hector R
Wheeler, Derek S
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edited by Thomas P. Shanley, Hector R. Wong, Derek S. Wheeler
Place of Publication
London
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Date of Publication
c2009
ISBN
9781848009233
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - Child
Cardiovascular System - injuries - Child
Cardiovascular Surgical Procedures - Child
Critical Illness - Child
Critical Care - methods - Child
Subjects (LCSH)
Critical care medicine
Cardiology
Pediatrics
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Cardiovascular physiology

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Achilles J. Pappano, Withrow Gil Wier. (11th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier , c2019.
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Gain a foundational understanding of cardiovascular physiology and how the cardiovascular system functions in health and disease. Cardiovascular Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Series, explains the fundamentals of this complex subject in a clear and concise manner, while helping you bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book.
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Pappano, Achilles J
Wier, Withrow Gil
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Achilles J. Pappano, Withrow Gil Wier
Edition
11th ed.
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Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier
Date of Publication
c2019
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1 online resource, 288 p.
Series Title
Mosby physiology monograph series
ISBN
9780323594844
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena
Cardiovascular system - Physiology
Specialty
Cardiology
Physiology
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Gain a foundational understanding of cardiovascular physiology and how the cardiovascular system functions in health and disease. Cardiovascular Physiology, a volume in the Mosby Physiology Series, explains the fundamentals of this complex subject in a clear and concise manner, while helping you bridge the gap between normal function and disease with pathophysiology content throughout the book.
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Cardiovascular therapeutics : a companion to Braunwald's heart disease

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[edited by] Elliott M. Antman, Marc S. Sabatine ; section editors, James de Lemos ... [et al.]. (4th ed.) --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders , c2013.
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Antman, Elliott M
Sabatine, Marc S
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[edited by] Elliott M. Antman, Marc S. Sabatine ; section editors, James de Lemos ... [et al.]
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4th ed.
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier Saunders
Date of Publication
c2013
Physical Description
1 online resource (xxi, 807 p.)
ISBN
9781455701018 (hbk.)
9781455737376 (electronic bk.)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - therapy
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Diseases - Treatment
Cardiovascular Diseases - therapy
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Companion v. to: Braunwald's heart disease/ edited by Robert O. Bonow ... [et al.]. 9th ed. c2012
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Cellular and molecular pathobiology of cardiovascular disease

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edited by Monte S. Willis, Jonathon W. Homeister, James R. Stone. --London, UK: Elsevier / AP , c2014.
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Focuses on the pathophysiology of common cardiovascular disease in the context of its underlying mechanisms and molecular biology. This book has been developed from the editors' experiences teaching an advanced cardiovascular pathology course for PhD trainees in the biomedical sciences, and trainees in cardiology, pathology, public health, and veterinary medicine.
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Willis, Monte S
Homeister, Jonathon W
Stone, James R
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edited by Monte S. Willis, Jonathon W. Homeister, James R. Stone
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London, UK
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Elsevier / AP
Date of Publication
c2014
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1 online resource (xvii, 320 pages)
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9780124055254 (e-Book)
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - genetics
Cardiovascular Diseases - physiopathology
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Diseases - Molecular aspects
Cardiovascular toxicology
Cardiovascular Diseases - genetics
Cardiovascular Diseases - physiopathology
Cardiovascular diseases - Chemically induced
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Focuses on the pathophysiology of common cardiovascular disease in the context of its underlying mechanisms and molecular biology. This book has been developed from the editors' experiences teaching an advanced cardiovascular pathology course for PhD trainees in the biomedical sciences, and trainees in cardiology, pathology, public health, and veterinary medicine.
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Diabetes in cardiovascular disease : a companion to Braunwald's heart disease

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[edited by] Darren K. McGuire, Nikolaus Marx. --Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Saunders , c2015.
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Diabetes in Cardiovascular Disease is a current, expert resource focusing on the complex challenges of providing cardiovascular care to patients with diabetes. Designed as a companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease, this interdisciplinary medical reference book bridges the gap between the cardiology and endocrinology communities of scientists and care providers, and highlights the emerging scientific and clinical topics that are relevant for cardiologists, diabetologists/endocrinologists, and th…
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McGuire, Darren K
Marx, Nikolaus
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[edited by] Darren K. McGuire, Nikolaus Marx
Place of Publication
Philadelphia, PA
Publisher
Elsevier Saunders
Date of Publication
c2015
Physical Description
1 online resource, 416 p.
ISBN
9780323315661
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular Diseases - complications
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus - physiopathology
Diabetes Mellitus - therapy
Risk Factors
Subjects (LCSH)
Cardiovascular system - Diseases
Diabetes - Complications
Cardiovascular Diseases - complications
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus - physiopathology
Diabetes Mellitus - therapy
Risk Factors
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Complemented by: Braunwald's heart disease / edited by Robert O. Bonow ... [et al.]. 9th ed. 2012
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Diabetes in Cardiovascular Disease is a current, expert resource focusing on the complex challenges of providing cardiovascular care to patients with diabetes. Designed as a companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease, this interdisciplinary medical reference book bridges the gap between the cardiology and endocrinology communities of scientists and care providers, and highlights the emerging scientific and clinical topics that are relevant for cardiologists, diabetologists/endocrinologists, and the extended diabetes care team.
Contents
Definition and epidemiology of type 2 diabetes mellitus -- Insulin resistance : pathophysiology, molecular mechanisms, genetic insights -- Type 1 diabetes : pathophysiology, molecular mechanisms, genetic insights -- The metabolic syndrome : prevalence and controversies in clinical context -- Lifestyle interventions for the prevention of type 2 diabetes mellitus -- Pharmacologic and surgical interventions that prevent or worsen type 2 diabetes -- Epidemiology of coronary and peripheral atherosclerosis in diabetes -- Pathology of diabetic atherosclerosis : composition, characteristics, and distribution -- Vascular biology of atherosclerosis in patients with diabetes : hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and hyperinsulinemia -- Vascular biology of atherosclerosis in patients with diabetes : dyslipidemia, hypercoagulability, endothelial dysfunction, and inflammation -- Type 1 diabetes and associated cardiovascular risk and disease -- Effect of lifestyle interventions on coronary heart disease risk in patients with diabetes -- Effect of glucose management on coronary heart disease risk in patients with diabetes -- Effect of blood pressure management on coronary heart disease risk in patients with type 2 diabetes -- Effect of lipid management on coronary heart disease risk in patients with diabetes -- Effect of antiplatelet therapy on coronary heart disease risk in patients with diabetes mellitus -- Role of percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with diabetes -- Role of coronary artery bypass surgery in diabetes and perioperative glucose management -- Epidemiology of acute coronary syndromes in patients with diabetes -- Hyperglycemia and acute coronary syndromes : association with outcomes and management -- Antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapy in diabetic patients with acute coronary syndrome -- Role of primary invasive strategy and revascularization in diabetic patients with acute coronary syndromes -- Epidemiology of heart failure in diabetes -- Diabetic cardiomyopathy : mediators and mechanisms -- Prevention of heart failure in patients with diabetes -- Treatment of heart failure in diabetes : systolic dysfunction, diastolic dysfunction, and post-acute coronary syndrome -- Peripheral artery disease in diabetes -- Cerebrovascular disease in patients with diabetes -- Cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy -- Disparities in diabetes risk, cardiovascular consequences, and care : women, ethnic minorities, and the elderly -- The quality chasm : diabetes mellitus.
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Emergency Radiology of the Chest and Cardiovascular System

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Mariano Scaglione, Ulrich Linsenmaier, Gerd Schueller, Ferco Berger, Stefan Wirth, editors. --Cham: Springer , 2017.
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This book provides an up-to-date, systematic review of all facets of emergency radiology in patients with chest trauma or pain with the aim of equipping the reader with a detailed knowledge of the various radiological patterns, which is essential in order to make a prompt diagnosis under circumstances when time is of critical importance. To this end, the indications, value, and results of the various emergency imaging modalities, including sonography and interventional radiology, are described …
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Linsenmaier, Ulrich
Schueller, Gerd
Berger, Ferco
Wirth, Stefan
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European Society of Emergency Radiology
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Mariano Scaglione, Ulrich Linsenmaier, Gerd Schueller, Ferco Berger, Stefan Wirth, editors
Place of Publication
Cham
Publisher
Springer
Date of Publication
2017
Physical Description
1 online resource (xiv, 374 pages) : 285 illus., 47 illus. in color
Series
Medical Radiology. Diagnostic Imaging
Series Title
Medical radiology (Series)
ISBN
9783319425849
9783319425825 (print ed.)
ISSN
0942-5373
Subjects (MeSH)
Cardiovascular System - diagnostic imaging
Chest Pain - diagnostic imaging
Emergency Medical Services
Thoracic Injuries - diagnostic imaging
Abstract
This book provides an up-to-date, systematic review of all facets of emergency radiology in patients with chest trauma or pain with the aim of equipping the reader with a detailed knowledge of the various radiological patterns, which is essential in order to make a prompt diagnosis under circumstances when time is of critical importance. To this end, the indications, value, and results of the various emergency imaging modalities, including sonography and interventional radiology, are described and illustrated in the full range of blunt chest injuries and nontraumatic chest emergencies. Technological aspects, protocols tailored to the mechanism of injury, and post-processing techniques are also extensively covered. Emergency Radiology of the Chest and Cardiovascular System will be of value to general and interventional radiologists, radiology residents, radiology technicians, and all physicians and surgeons who work in emergency care.
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Part I. Blunt Chest Trauma -- Lung injury -- Injuries of the Pleural Spaces -- Bony and Thoracic Chest Wall Injuries -- Acute Tracheobronchial Injuries -- Esophageal Injuries -- Blunt Traumatic Aortic Injury -- Cardiac Injuries -- Traumatic Diaphragmatic Injuries -- Part II. Nontraumatic, Nonvascular Chest Emergencies -- Infection -- Non-infectious Parenchymal Lung Disease -- Airway Disease -- Pleural Diseases -- Part III. Vascular Chest Emergencies -- Cardiac Emergencies: Acute Chest Pain -- Acute Aortic Syndromes: Aortic Dissection, Intramural Haematoma and Penetrating Aortic Ulcers -- Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Fistula, and Thrombus -- Pulmonary Embolism.
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Exercise treadmill stress testing

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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)
Cardiovascular System - physiology
Exercise - physiology
Running - physiology
Self Care - instrumentation
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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
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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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