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  • The changing population: the surgeon's challenge -- Fundamentals of the past: cardioplegia: the first period revisited -- Sites of injury: myocyte -- Sites of injury: the endothelium -- Intraoperative protection of the myocardium: effects of age and gender -- Protection of the right heart -- Protection of the failing heart -- Protection during heart transplantation -- The endothelium as target for interventions -- Vascular effects of cardioplegic arrest and cardiopulmonary bypass -- Oxygen radical scavengers -- New approaches to cardioplegia: alternatives to hyperkalemia -- Myocardial protection via the coronary venous route -- Donor heart preservation by continuous perfusion -- Visualization of cardioplegia delivery.
  • This book presents a comprehensive review of nuclear cardiology principles and concepts necessary to pass the Nuclear Cardiology Technology Specialty Examination. The practice questions are similar in format and content to those found on the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) and American Registry of Radiological Technologists (ARRT) examinations, allowing test takers to maximize their chances of success. The book is organized by test sections of increasing difficulty, with over 600 multiple-choice questions covering all areas of nuclear cardiology, including radionuclides, instrumentation, radiation safety, patient care, and diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Detailed answers and explanations to the practice questions follow. It also includes helpful test-taking tips. Supplementary appendices include commonly used abbreviations and symbols in nuclear medicine, glossary of cardiology terms, and useful websites. Nuclear Cardiology Study Guide is a valuable reference for nuclear medicine technologists, nuclear medicine physicians, and all other imaging professionals in need of a concise review of nuclear cardiology.
  • Criteria and classification of obesity in Japan and Asia-Oceania / M. Kanazaw ... [et al.] - Exercise and obesity in China / C. Chang -- Obesity in childhood: the Greek experience / A. Kafatos, C.A. Codrington, M. Linardakis -- Epidemiology of physical activity from adolescence to young adulthood / D.J. Aaron, Y.S. Jekal, R.E. Laporte -- Adolescent obesity and physical activity / N. Hwalla, A.M. Sibai, N. Adra -- Nutrition and physical activity of the population in Serbia / M. Pavlovic, V. Grujic, A. Oshaug -- Physical activity and body composition / D. Andreoli, A. De Lorenzo -- Syndrome X: clinical aspects / D. Labadarios -- Metabolic syndrome: is there a pathophysiological common denominator?: lessons learned from the Pima Indians / P.A. Tataranni -- Lifestyle-gene-drug interactions in relation to the Metabolic syndrome / L. Storlien ... [et al.] -- Coronary heart disease, genetics, nutrition and physical activity / M.B. Donati, I. Iacoviello -- Role of nutrients and physical activity in gene expression / R. De Caterina, R. Madonna -- Physical activity and hypertension: an overview / G.P. Rontoyannis --Omega-3 fatty acids and ventricular arrhythmias / A. Leaf, J.X. Kang, Y.-F. Xiao -- A method for the direct evaluation of the fatty acid status in a drop of blood from a fingertip in humans: application to population studies and correlations with biological parameters / F. Marangoni, C. Colombo, C. Galli -- Measurement error in the assessment of interaction between dietary and genetic factors in cohort studies of cancer / S.A. Bingham -- Cancer frequency in poor rural communities consuming a very limited diet / M. Muñoz Rivera ... [et al.] -- Omega-6/omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids ratio and breast cancer / P. Bougnoux, V. Maillard, V. Chajés -- Fish, [omega]-3 polyunsaturated fat intake and cancer at selected sites / A. Tavani ... [et al.] -- Cancer risk reduction by physical exercise / A. Willer.
  • Nutrition and heart disease 2004, CRCnetBASE
  • Obesity management 2005, HighWire
  • Obstructive sleep apnea in adults : epidemiology, clinical presentation, and treatment options -- Inflammation, oxidative stress, and procoagulant and thrombotic activity in adults with obstructive sleep apnea -- Metabolic disorders associated with obstructive sleep apnea in adults -- Endothelial dysfunction in adults with obstructive sleep apnea -- Hemodynamic and autonomic changes in adults with obstructive sleep apnea -- Cardiovascular disorders associated with obstructive sleep apnea.
  • On bypass 2008, Springer
  • The basics -- Hypertrophy and enlargement of the heart -- Arrhythmias -- Conduction blocks -- Preexcitation syndromes -- Myocardial ischemia and infarction -- Finishing touches -- Putting it all together -- How do you get to Carnegie Hall?
  • Suitable for medical students in ICM courses, house officers, or those directly involved in patient care, whether student, teacher, or practitioner, this title presents information clinicians need to use the EKG in everyday practice and interpret hypertrophy and enlargement, arrhythmias, conduction blocks, pre-excitation syndromes, and more.
  • Organ microcirculation 2005, Springer
  • This is the first comprehensive book about surgery on and around the vertebral artery all along its cervical and intracranial course. This vessel has been considered for long as out of surgical reach leaving many different pathologies not or incompletely treated. The surgical exposure and control of the vertebral artery not only permit to treat lesions of the vertebral artery wall or developed in contact to it but also to improve the access to the intervertebral foramen (tumors, osteophytes), to the anterior aspect of the spinal cord (tumors, spondylotic spurs), to the foramen magnum and to the jugular foramen. This book written by leading experts includes all aspects of vertebral artery surgery from anatomy to imaging, surgical techniques and pathologies; it is illustrated by many figures especially operative views and schematic drawings so that the beginner as well as the experienced surgeon find useful information. One of the editors of this book (B. GEORGE) was recently awarded the Olivecrona award for his work on the surgery of the vertebral artery.
  • v. 2, 2004 Karger
  • Integrating State-of-the-Art Computational Modeling with Clinical Practice: The Promise of Numerical Methods / David E. Krummen, Gainyu Oshodi and Sanjiv M. Narayan -- Patient-Specific Modeling of Cardiovascular Dynamics with a Major Role for Adaptation / Theo Arts, Joost Lumens, Wilco Kroon, Dirk Donker and Frits Prinzen, et al. -- Patient-Specific Modeling of Structure and Function of Cardiac Cells / Frank B. Sachse -- Studies of Therapeutic Strategies for Atrial Fibrillation Based on a Biophysical Model of the Human Atria / Laurent Uldry, Nathalie Virag, Jean-Marc Vesin and Lukas Kappenberger -- Patient-Specific Modeling for Critical Care / Maxwell Lewis Neal -- Biomechanical Analysis of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms / Lambert Speelman, Mariëlle Bosboom, Geert W. H. Schurink and Frans N. v.d. Vosse -- The Cardiac Atlas Project: Towards a Map of the Heart / Michael Backhaus, Jae Do Chung, Brett R. Cowan, Carissa G. Fonseca and Wenchao Tao, et al. -- In Vivo Myocardial Material Properties and Stress Distributions in Normal and Failing Human Hearts / Jonathan F. Wenk, Zhihong Zhang, Guangming Cheng, Kay Sun and Joseph C. Walker, et al. -- Modeling of Whole-Heart Electrophysiology and Mechanics: Toward Patient-Specific Simulations / Fijoy Vadakkumpadan, Viatcheslav Gurev, Jason Constantino, Hermenegild Arevalo and Natalia Trayanova -- Personalized Computational Models of the Heart for Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy / Maxime Sermesant and Reza Razavi -- Patient-Specific Modeling of Hypoxic Response and Microvasculature Dynamics / Joanna Nathan and Amina Ann Qutub -- A Computational Framework for Patient-Specific Multi-Scale Cardiac Modeling / Jazmin Aguado-Sierra, Roy C. P. Kerckhoffs, Fred Lionetti, Darlene Hunt and Chris Villongco, et al.
  • Pediatric and Congenital Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery and Intensive Care provides a consistent and comprehensive approach to multiple congenital and acquired cardiac pathologies pre, peri and postoperatively, with the use of algorhythms, guidelines and current research issues. Included with this book are interactive videos with the most common interventions, online access to practical learning activities, and to the comprehensive Aristotle score and database. This reference work satisfies the need for a universal and practical review of management of critically ill children and adults with congenital heart disease, based upon taskforce decisions and the cumulative experience of the world leaders in the field.
  • Often, information in review books can raise as many questions as it answers. This interferes with the study process, because the learner must either look up additional information or skip ahead without truly comprehending what he or she has read. As an alternative, Pediatric Cardiology and Pulmonology: A Practically Painless Review presents bite-sized chunks of information that can be read and processed rapidly, helping learners to stay active while studying to understand and process new information the first time they read it. This book's question and answer format allows for self-testing or study with a partner or a group. The format also facilitates dipping into the book during a few minutes of downtime at the hospital or office. Pediatric Cardiology and Pulmonology: A Practically Painless Review is a quick and easy way to master these tricky topics and is suitable for those studying for the pediatric board exam, practicing physicians brushing up on their skills, medical students and pediatric residents doing rotations, and any busy clinician who wants to learn more about these topics while on the go.
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  • Section I. The Respiratory System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section II. The Cardiovascular System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section III. The Central Nervous System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section IV. The Gastrointestinal System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section V. The Endocrine System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section VI. The Renal System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section VII. The Hematologic System in Critical Illness and Injury -- Section VIII. Oncologic Disorders in the PICU -- Section IX. The Immune System in Critical Illness and Injury.
  • Heart failure--a historical perspective / Abraham M. Rudolph -- Developmental aspects of cardiac performance / David F. Teitel -- Cellular and molecular aspects of myocardial dysfunction / Steven M. Schwartz -- Neurohormonal and immunologic aspects of pediatric heart failure / Reiner Buchhorn -- Genetics of pediatric heart failure / Timothy M. Olson -- Heart failure in the fetus / Lisa K. Hornberger and Masaki Nii -- Heart failure in the neonate / Dana Connolly, Marcelo Auslender, and Michael Artman -- Metabolic causes of pediatric heart failure / Brian D. Hanna -- Cardiomyopathy and myocarditis / J.A. Towbin, Matteo Vatta, and N.E. Bowles -- Inflammatory causes of pediatric heart failure: rheumatic fever, rheumatic heart disease, and Kawasaki disease / Lloyd Y. Tani and Robert E. Shaddy -- Arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death in pediatric heart failure / Michael J. Silka and Jacqueline R. Szmuszkovicz -- Single ventricle lesions / Charles E. Canter -- Right-sided heart failure / Erika Berman Rosenzweig and Robyn J. Barst -- Chronic heart failure in congenital heart disease / Daphne T. Hsu -- Medical management of chronic systolic left ventricular dysfunction in children / Robert E. Shaddy -- Nutritional aspects of pediatric heart failure / Catherine A. Leitch -- Heart failure postpediatric heart transplantation / Mark Boucek -- Cancer treatment-related cardiotoxicities / Svjetlana Tisma-Dupanovic ... [et al.] -- Coronary artery abnormalities / Elfriede Pahl and Stephen G. Pophal -- Heart failure in the postoperative patient / Chitra Ravishankar and Gil Wernovsky -- Ventricular assist devices / Pedro J. del Nido -- Psychosocial aspects of acute and chronic heart failure in children / Kathy Mussatto -- Heart failure in the adult with congenital heart disease (ACHD) / Michael J. Landzberg.
  • Percutaneous aortic valve replacement and percutaneous mitral valve repair are emerging alternatives for high-risk patients with severe valve disease. Interventional cardiologists are faced with the challenge represented by this complex procedure. This practical guide specifically deals with a comprehensive knowledge of the techniques and approach to percutaneous treatment of left side cardiac valve disease and discusses the potential complications and expected or potential morbidity from the procedure.
  • Normal TEE Views -- Doppler and Hemodynamics -- Ventricles -- Native Valves -- Prosthetic Valves Transcatheter Valves and Valve Repairs -- Aorta -- Congenital Heart Disease -- Variants, Foreign Material, Masses and Endocarditis -- Ventricular Assist Devices and Heart Transplant -- Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy and Diastolic Dysfunction -- Pericardium.
  • Cardiovascular pharmacotherapy is a fast-moving and complex discipline within cardiology in general. New studies, trials and indications are appearing on a regular basis. This series, and this particular title within the series, is designed to establish the baseline level of knowledge that a cardiovascular professional needs to know on a day-to-day basis. The information within is designed to allow readers to learn quickly and with certainty the mode of action, the possible adverse effects, and the management of patients prescribed these drugs.
  • Section I. Preventive Cardiology -- Chapter 1. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease / Maulik Shah and Reza Ardehali -- Chapter 2. Dyslipidemia / Karim Sallam and Reza Ardehali -- Chapter 3. Hypertension / Christopher Woods and Richard Lafayette -- Section II. Coronary Artery Disease -- Chapter 4. Stable Angina / Joshua Lehrer and William F. Fearon -- Chapter 5. Unstable Angina and Non-ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction / Joshua Lehrer and David P. Lee -- Chapter 6. ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction / Yen Tibayan -- Section III. Heart Failure -- Chapter 7. Care of the Cardiomyopathic Patient / Nicholas J. Leeper, Reza Ardehali and Michael Fowler -- Chapter 8. Pulmonary Hypertension and Right Heart Failure / Matthew T. Wheeler and Roham T. Zamanian -- Chapter 9. Heart Transplantation / Jesus Almendral, Robert Maranda and Sharon Hunt -- Section IV. Valvular and Vascular Disease -- Chapter 10. Valvular Heart Disease / Reza Ardehali and Ingela Schnittger -- Chapter 11. Diseases of the Aorta / Michael Ho and David Liang -- Chapter 12. Peripheral Vascular Disease / Andrew Wilson, Reza Ardehali and John Cooke -- Section V. Arrhythmias and Sudden Cardiac Death -- Chapter 13. Atrial Fibrillation and Flutter / Marco Perez and Amin Al-Ahmad -- Chapter 14. Supraventricular Tachycardia / Marco Perez and Paul Zei -- Chapter 15. Ventricular Tachycardia / Jeffrey Hsing and Henry Hsia -- Chapter 16. Bradycardia / Jeffrey Hsing and Paul Wang ---- Chapter 17. Syncope / Farheen Shirazi and Karen Friday -- Section VI. Cardiovascular Disease in Special Populations -- Chapter 18. Congenital Heart Disease / Patrick Yue -- Chapter 19. Cardiology Consultation and Management of Perioperative Complications / Azar Mehdizadeh and Stanley G. Rockson -- Chapter 20. Management of Pre- and Post-Cardiac Surgery Patients / Mohammad Haghdoost and Ramin Beygui -- Section VII. Specialized Testing and Therapeutics -- Chapter 21. Adult Advanced Cardiac Life Support / Anurag Gupta and Amin Al-Ahmad -- Chapter 22. ECG Interpretation / Marco Perez and Victor F. Froelicher -- Chapter 23. Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography / Shahriar Heidary and Ingela Schnittger -- Chapter 24. Noninvasive Stress Testing / Arvindh Kanagasundram and Victor F. Froelicher -- Chapter 25. Cardiac MRI and CT / Chandra Katikireddy and Michael V. McConnell -- Chapter 26. Clinical Cardiac Hemodynamics / Shirley Park and Euan Ashley -- Chapter 27. Percutaneous Interventions / Aiden O'Loughlin and Alan Yeung -- Chapter 28. Pacemakers and ICD Troubleshooting / Marco Perez and Paul Wang -- Chapter 29. Introduction to Electrophysiology Studies / Ronald Lo and Henry Hsia.
  • Practical ECG holter 2012, Springer
  • Indications for pacing -- Pacemaker technology -- Principles of pacemaker-myocardial interaction -- Programmability and specialized circuits -- Types of pacemakers and hemodynamics of pacing -- Dual-chamber pacing : special considerations -- Cardiac resynchronization therapy -- Rate-modulated pacing -- Implantable cardioverter defibrillator and antitachycardia pacing -- Pacemaker implantation -- Follow-up of the patient who has received a pacemaker.
  • This proposed book would cover all aspects of basic echocardiography: the nuts and bolts of ultrasound imaging, all of the views involved in an echocardiogram, step by step guides on how to perform all basic calculations and the normal/abnormal ranges for such calculations, descriptions of views/calculations to perform in any cardiac emergency situations. More importantly, it will include specific diagnostic algorithms fitted to address the differential diagnosis in a variety clinical scenarios. This book is aimed at everybody who is learning to perform and interpret echocardiograms.
  • Architecture of the basic physiologic recorder -- Analog and digital signals -- Signals in the frequency domain -- Filters -- Techniques for event and feature detection -- Alternative techniques for rate estimation -- Signal averaging for noise reduction -- Data compression -- Image processing -- Electrocardiography -- Intravascular and intracardiac pressure measurement -- Blood pressure and pulse oximetry -- Coronary angiography -- Echocardiography -- Nuclear cardiology: SPECT and PET -- Magnetic resonance imaging -- Computed tomography -- ECG telemetry and long term electrocardiography -- Intracardiac electrograms -- Advanced signal processing applications of the ECG: T-wave alternans, heart rate variability, and the signal averaged ECG -- Digital stethoscopes.
  • The cholesterol hypothesis--its basis and its faults -- Association of high total cholesterol with coronary heart disease mortality differs among subject populations--Familial hypercholesterolemia as a key concept -- Cancer and all-cause mortalities are lower in the higher total cholesterol groups among general populations -- Pleiotropic effects of statins in the prevention of coronary heart disease--potential side effects -- Objective measures of pathology of coronary heart disease -- [omega]3 fatty acids effectively prevent coronary heart disease and other late-onset diseases--the excessive linoleic acid syndrome -- Why isn't the causal relationship between linoleic acid and mortalities from coronary heart disease and stroke revealed by clinical studies? -- Mechanisms by which dietary fats affect coronary heart disease mortality -- Cancers common in the USA are stimulated by [omega]6 fatty acids and large amounts of animal fats, but suppressed by [omega]3 fatty acids and cholesterol -- New directions of lipid nutrition for the primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease and other late-onset diseases.
  • Preventive cardiology 2004, HighWire
  • The unstable plaque: implications and opportunities for prevention / JoAnne Micale Foody and Steven E. Nissen -- Endothelial function and insights for prevention / Eric H. Lieberman, Margarita R. Garces, and Francisco Lopez-Jiminez -- Inflammation and infection in coronary artery disease / Michael A. Lauer -- Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and coronary artery disease: clinical evidence and clinical implications / JoAnne Micale Foody -- High-density lipoprotein cholesterol, triglycerides, and coronary artery disease: clinical evidence and clinical implications / JoAnne Micale Foody -- Management of hypertension: implications of JNC 7 / Gregory M. Singer and John F. Setaro -- Diabetes mellitus, hyperinsulinemia, and coronary artery disease / Byron J. Hoogwerf -- Exercise in the prevention of coronary artery disease / Gordon G. Blackburn -- Obesity and coronary artery disease: implications and interventions / Kristine Napier -- Tobacco as a cardiovascular risk factor / Robyn Bergman Buchsbaum and Jeffrey Craig Buchsbaum -- The implications of mental stress for cardiovascular disease / Brendon L. Graeber ... [et al.] -- Women and coronary artery disease / JoAnne Micale Foody -- Subclinical atherosclerosis / Rahman Shah and JoAnne Micale Foody -- Exercise testing and risk assessment / Christopher R. Cole and Michael S. Lauer -- Aspirin and antiplatelet agents in the prevention of complications of coronary artery disease / Andrew I. MacKinnon, Scott A. Moore, and Steven R. Steinhubl -- Pharmacoeconomics of cardiovascular medicine / Melanie Oates, William F. McGhan, and Ron Corey -- Innovative models for the delivery of preventive cardiovascular care / Joseph P. Frolkis.
  • Cardiovascular genetics / Christopher Semsarian and Christine Seidman -- Molecular biology applications in cardiovascular medicine / Eugene Yang ... [et al.] -- Genomics and its application to cardiovascular disease / Robert Roberts -- Gene therapy and cardiovascular diseases / Yi Chu, Neal L. Weintraub, and Donald D. Heistad -- Stem cells and progenitor cells in cardiovascular disease / Jalees Rehman and Keith L. March -- Development of the vertebrate heart / Mabelle Ashe and David Bader -- Inherited myocardial diseases / Elizabeth M. McNally -- Receptor-signaling pathways in heart failure / Shayela Suvarna ... [et al.] -- Recent insights into the molecular pathophysiology of viral myocarditis / Tony Tran, Roger D. Rossen, and Douglas L. Mann -- Genetic underpinnings of cardiogenesis and congenital heart disease / Vidu Garg and Deepak Srivastava -- Coronary artery development / Mark W. Majesky -- Atherosclerosis / George A. Stouffer -- Antiplatelet drugs / Karlheinz Peter -- Myocardial infarction / D. Douglas Miller and Steven C. Herrmann --Transplant arteriopathy: pathology, pathogenesis, and prospects for treatment / Joannis Vamvakopoulos ... [et al.] -- Thrombolysis: scientific basis for current theory / Guy L. Reed III -- Coronary restenosis / Julius Aitsebaomo ... [et al.] -- Induction and patterning of purkinje fiber network / Takashi Mikawa ... [et al.] -- Mechanisms of sudden cardiac death / Wayne E. Cascio -- Gene therapy for cardiac arrhythmias / J. Kevin Donahue and Eduardo Marbçn -- Genetics and arrhythmias / Kui Hong and Ramon Brugada -- Therapeutic angiogenesis for ischemic vascular disease / Jai Pal Singh and J. Anthony Ware -- Nitric oxide in cardiovascular biology and pathophysiology / Marshall A. Corson -- Vasculitis / Ronald J. Falk and J. Charles Jennette -- Primary pulmonary hypertension / Evangelos D. Michelakis and Stephen L. Archer -- The molecular basis of cerebrovascular malformations / Douglas A. Marchuk -- Thrombotic vascular disease / Stephan Moll and Gilbert C. White II -- Risk factors / Ngoc-Anh Le and W. Virgil Brown -- Vascular aging: from molecular to clinical cardiology / Samer S. Najjar and Edward G. Lakatta -- Oxidative stress / Nageswara R. Madamanchi and Marschall S. Runge -- Diabetes mellitus: an important cardiovascular risk factor / David R. Clemmons -- Vascular inflammation as a cardiovascular risk factor / Allan R. Brasier and Adrian Recinos III, and Mohsen S. Eledrisi.
  • Anatomy of the lungs -- Respiratory physiology -- Histological features of lungs -- Cellular and molecular aspects of lung function, its control and regulation -- Imaging evaluation of the thorax -- Endothelial protection during heart surgery and lung transplantation -- Vascular endothelial growth factor and pulmonary injury -- Aprotinin decreases lung reperfusion injury and dysfunction -- Effects of prostaglandin E1 and nitroglycerin on lung preservation -- Endothelin and ischemia-reperfusion injury -- L-arginine and ischemia-reperfusion injury -- The role of nitric oxide in pulmonary ischemia-reperfusion injury -- Activity of glutathione-related enzymes in ischemia and reperfusion injury -- Heart histopathology in ischemia-reperfusion injury -- Beating heart surgery and pulmonary ischemia and reperfusion injury -- Mechanisms of pulmonary edema -- Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension: new challenges -- Chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary endarterectomy -- Eisenmenger syndrome -- Disseminated intravascular coagulation in cardiac surgery -- Pulmonary arterial hypertension -- The extracorporeal circulation circuit versus bioengineering biomaterials -- Ischemic preconditioning and lung preservation -- Impact of cardiopulmonary bypass on pulmonary hemodynamic variables --Impact of cardiopulmonary bypass on gas exchange features -- Pulmonary energy metabolism and multiple inflammatory repercussions -- Benefits of ultrafiltration for pulmonary function -- Principles of pulmonary protections during heart surgery: benefits of hemofiltration for pulmonary function -- Determining hemodynamic parameters -- Extracorporeal circuit pathways for lung perfusion -- Hemodynamic performance -- Quality of gas exchange -- Inflammatory cell markers -- Cytokines and cellular adhesion molecules -- Macroscopical and microscopical findings -- Continuous or intermittent lung perfusion with arterial or venous blood -- Lung perfusion and mechanical ventilation -- Pulmonary hemodynamic profile and natriuretic peptides -- Low-frequency mechanical ventilation during cardiopulmonary bypass -- Inhaled carbon monoxide as an experimental therapeutic strategy of lung protection during cardiopulmonary bypass -- Lung perfusion and coronary artery bypass grafting -- Lung perfusion in clinical mitral valve surgery -- Lung perfusion in clinical aortic surgery -- Lung perfusion in clinical heart-lung surgery: congenital heart disease surgery -- Retrograde pulmonary perfusion for pulmonary thromboembolism -- Lung perfusion in clinical heart-lung transplantation -- Principles of pulmonary protection during heart surgery -- Lung perfusion: reflections and perspectives.
  • Pulmonary hypertension 2008, Springer
  • Technology and 3D Imaging --3D TEE Basic Views --Native Cardiac Valves --Cardiac Prosthetic Valves --Left and Right Ventricles 3D Imaging --Cardiomyopathy Ventricles 3D Imaging --Aorta --Cardiac Masses 3D Imaging --Congenital Heart 3D Imaging --Miscellaneous 3D Imaging.
  • Regenerating the heart 2011, Springer
    Inducing embryonic stem cells to become cardiomyocytes / Alexander M. Becker, Michael Rubart, and Loren J. Field -- Regenerating function in vivo with myocytes derived from embryonic stem cells / Priya R. Baraniak and Todd C. McDevitt -- Excitation-contraction coupling, functional properties, and autonomic and hormonal regulation in human embryonic stem cell derived cardiomyocytes / Oshra Sedan and Ofer Binah -- Embryonic stem cell derivatives for cardiac therapy : advantages, limitations, and long-term prospects / Michal Weiler-Sagie and Lior Gepstein -- Methods for differentiation of bone-marrow-derived stem cells into myocytes / Shinji Makino and Keiichi Fukuda -- Homing, survival, and paracrine effects of human mesenchymal stem cells / Sergey Doronin -- Bone marrow cell therapy after myocardial infarction : what have we learned from the clinical trials and where are we going? / Kai C. Wollert -- Evidence for the existence of resident cardiac stem cells / Isotta Chimenti ... [et al.] -- Multiple sources for cardiac stem cells and their cardiogenic potential / Antonio Paolo Beltrami, Daniela Cesselli, and Carlo Alberto Beltrami -- Skeletal muscle stem cells in the spotlight : the satellite cell / Zipora Yablonka-Reuveni and Kenneth Day -- Regenerating mechanical function in vivo with skeletal myoblasts / Todd K. Rosengart and Muath Bishawi -- Methods for inducing pluripotency / Raymond L. Page, Christopher Malcuit, and Tanja Dominko -- Inducible pluripotent stem cells for cardiac regeneration / Naama Zeevi-Levin and Joseph Itskovitz-Eldor -- Induced pluripotent cells for myocardial infarction repair / Timothy J. Nelson and Andre Terzic -- Substrates of cardiac reentrant arrhythmias : the possible role of tissue regeneration and replacement / André G. Kléber -- Integration of stem cells into the cardiac syncytium : formation of gap junctions / Peter R. Brink, Ira S. Cohen, and Richard T. Mathias -- Bradyarrhythmia therapies : the creation of biological pacemakers and restoring atrioventricular node function / Richard B. Robinson -- Tachyarrhythmia therapies : approaches to atrial fibrillation and postinfarction ventricular arrhythmias / J. Kevin Donahue and Kenneth R. Laurita -- Long-term prospects for arrhythmia treatment : advantages and limitations of gene and cell therapies / Michael R. Rosen -- Regenerating blood vessels / Tracy A. Gwyther and Marsha W. Rolle -- Regenerating heart valves / Benedikt Weber and Simon P. Hoerstrup -- Tissue engineering strategies for cardiac regeneration / Amandine F.G. Godier-Furnémont ... [et al.] -- Methods of cell delivery for cardiac repair / Sarah Fernandes and Hans Reinecke -- Tracking of stem cells in vivo / Yingli Fu and Dara L. Kraitchman -- Assessing regional mechanical function after stem cell delivery / Jacques P. Guyette and Glenn R. Gaudette.
  • Renal vascular disease 2014, Springer
    This book describes the recent advances in the understanding of the development and management of renal vascular disease (RVD). Current perspectives regarding the epidemiology of atherosclerotic RVD, its clinical manifestations, and the interaction with injury pathways related to the kidney have evolved considerably, and the widespread introduction of non-invasive methods for identification of RVD using ultrasound, CT, and MR imaging has allowed more facile identification of these diseases than ever before. Renal Vascular Disease provides an accessible, up-to-date summary of the pathophysiology and management of RVD. The clinical paradigms that are emerging in the field, both in regards to RVD and its role in chronic kidney disease (CKD), cardiovascular risk, and the cardiorenal syndromes are discussed in this comprehensive text, making it an essential resource for clinicians and investigators who tackle the challenges of RVD.
  • Systemic versus local renin angiotensin systems: An overview / W.C. DeMello and R.N. Re -- Clinical import of the local renin angiotensin aldosterone systems / E.D. Frohlich -- Renin, prorenin, and the (pro)renin receptor / G. Nguyen and A. Contrepas -- Local renin angiotensin systems in the cardiovascular system / R.N. Re -- Renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system and pathobiology of hypertension / P. Paradis and E.L. Schiffrin -- AT{subscript]1 receptors, angiotensin receptor blockade, and clinical hypertensive disease / R.M. Carey -- Structural and electrophysiological remodeling of the failing heart / W.C. DeMello -- Inhibiting the renin angiotensin aldosterone system in patients with heart failure and myocardial infarction / M.A. Pfeffer -- Left ventricular hypertrophy and treatment with renin angiotensin system inhibition / E.D. Frohlich and J. Díez -- Angiotensin-(1-7), angiotensin-converting enzyme 2, and new components of the renin angiotensin system / A.J. Trask ... [et al.] -- Kinin receptors and ACE inhibitors: An interrelationship / E.G. Erdös, F. Tan and R.A. Skidgel -- Kinins and cardiovascular disease / O.A. Carretero, X.-P. Yang and N.-E. Rhaleb -- CMS and type 2 diabetes mellitus: Bound together by the renin angiotensin aldosterone system / D. Gupta ... [et al.] -- Renin angiotensin aldosterone system and cardiovascular disease / S. Bernard ... [et al.] -- Renin angiotensin system and atherosclerosis / C. Hu and J.L. Mehta -- Renin angiotensin system and aging / L.F. Ferder.
  • Right heart 2014, Springer
    "This comprehensive book describes the structure, function and imaging of the normal right heart both at rest and under the stresses of high altitude and exercise. It continues with a detailed examination of the pathophysiology and pathobiology of right heart dysfunction, both in experimental models and human disease, including congenital heart disease. Right heart dysfunction caused by pulmonary hypertension is discussed in particular detail. The Right Heart brings together a distinguished group of contributors to discuss the advances in the topic that have occurred over the last few years and provides a concise and up-to-date resource for clinicians by compiling this comprehensive state-of-the-art text on the subject, the Editors have created an indispensable reference for future work by those interested in the cardiopulmonary circuit. This book will appeal to respiratory physicians, cardiologists and intensivists, all of whom will share the Editors' belief that the right heart is fundamental to integrated cardiopulmonary performance."
  • Epidemiology of angina / John F. Beltrame -- Chest pain : cardiac and non-cardiac causes / Geraldine Lee -- Coronary plaque rupture in patients with acute coronary syndrome / Toshio Imanishi -- The use and application of angina questionnaires / Norul Badriah Hassan and Muhammad Termizi Hassan -- American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for ST-elevation myocardial infarction : overview of guidelines for care before, during, and after STEMI / Rohit S. Loomba and Rohit R. Arora -- Non-invasive coronary angiography with cardiac CT in patients with angina pectoris / Christof Burgstahler, Harald Brodoefel, and Stephen Schroeder -- Drugs used in angina : an overview / Mario Marzilli and Alda Huqi -- Current clinical application of direct thrombin inhibitors in angina pectoris / Bernardo Cortese and Marco Centola -- Anti-anginal drugs in focus : trimetazidine / Mario Marzilli and Alda Huqi -- Enhanced external counterpulsation therapy in coronary artery disease management / Ozlem Soran and Debra L. Braverman.
  • Part 1.Administrative and Regulatory Issues /Society of Chest Pain Centers' Heart Failure Accreditation /Kay Styer Holmes and Arlene Mavko --The Economics and Reimbursement of Congestive Heart Failure /Sandra Sieck --Regulatory Requirements in Acute Heart Failure /Nancy M. Albert --Quality and Operational Metrics in Heart Failure /Phillip D. Levy and Matthew A. Wheatley --Interaction of Performance Measurements, Staffing, and Facility Requirements for the Heart Failure Observation Unit /Valorie Sweigart and Karen Krechmery --Part 2.Pathophysiology and Demographics /Heart Failure: Epidemiology and Demographics /Karina M. Soto-Ruiz --Pathophysiology of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure /Ezra A. Amsterdam, Kathleen L. Tong and Richard Summers --Part 3.Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Department Assessment and Treatment /The Out-of-Hospital Management of Acute Heart Failure /Marvin A. Wayne, Vincent N. Mosesso and A. Keith Wesley --Dyspnea Assessment and Airway Management in Acute Heart Failure Syndromes Patients /Masood Zaman and Peter S. Pang --Volume Assessment in the Emergency Department /Anna Marie Chang and Judd E. Hollander --Diagnostic and Prognostic Biomarkers in Emergency Department Heart Failure /Yang Xue, Arrash Fard, Navaid Iqbal and Alan Maisel --Emergency Department Therapy of Acute Heart Failure /Phillip D. Levy --Part 4.Observation Unit Entry Treatment and Disposition /Observation Unit Admission Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria /Gregory J. Fermann and Sean P. Collins --Acute Heart Failure in Observation Unit Treatment Protocols /J. Douglas Kirk and Michael Clarke --Education Elements in the Observation Unit for Heart Failure Patients /Robin J. Trupp --Emergency Department and Observation Unit Discharge Criteria /Rachel Rockford and Deborah B. Diercks --Effective Discharge Planning /Ginger Conway --Outpatient Medication Titration in Acute Heart Failure /Khadijah Breathett and L. Kristin Newby --Part 5.Complications and Future Research/Drugs to Avoid in Acute Heart Failure: Contraindicated Medications and Interactions /James McCord --Implications of Atrial Fibrillation in Heart Failure Management /Chad E. Darling and Richard V. Aghababian --Implantable Cardiac Devices /Brian Hiestand and William Abraham --Heart Failure and Kidney Disease: Management in the Short-Stay Unit /Shahriar Dadkhah and Korosh Sharain --Heart Failure Research in the Emergency Department and Observation Unit /Candace McNaughton, Patricia Fick and Alan Storrow --Appendix:Shared Practice Examples /Kay Styer Holmes.
  • Epidemiology and demography of coronary artery disease / S. Dadkhah and K. Sharain -- Financial impact of acute coronary syndromes: The need for new care delivery models / S. Sieck -- Why have a chest pain unit? / A. Annathurai and M.A. Ross -- Pathophysiology and definition of the acute coronary syndromes / E.A. Amsterdam, D. Diercks and J.D. Kirk -- Emergency department presentation / J.A. Holmes and S. Collins -- Risk stratification: History, physical, and EKG / A.B. Storrow, I. McClure and E. Harbison -- Cardiac markers: A chest pain center focus / R.H. Christenson -- Risk stratification using scoring systems / J.E. Hollander and A.M. Chang -- Emergency department disposition of patients presenting with chest pain / K. Owen and D.B. Diercks -- Short-stay unit requirements / L. Graff and iv -- Medical therapy in patients managed in a chest pain observation unit / J. McCord -- Provocative testing / J.D. Kirk, M.C. Kontos and E.A. Amsterdam -- Use of multislice CT and MRI for the evaluation of patients with chest pain / B. O'Neil, M.J. Gallagher and G.L. Raff -- Disposition from the short stay unit / C.A. Ghaemmaghami and W.J. Brady -- Examples of patient discharge instructions, ACS rule out protocols, and order sheets / K.S. Holmes.
  • G-protein-coupled receptor signaling -- Implication of G-proteins in cardiocascular diease / Madhu B. Anand-Srivastava -- B-adrenoceptor-linked signal transduction mechanisms in congestive heart failure / Melissa R. Dent...[et al.] -- Cardic G(alpha)s and G(alpha)i modualte sympathetic versus parasympathetic mechanisms on hyperhomocysteinemia / Thoma P. Vacek...[et al.] -- The role of the beta-adrenergic signal transduction pathway in myocardial protection / Johan Moolman...[et al.] -- Angiotensin II signaling in vascular physiology and pathophysiology / Neils Engberding, Kathy K. Greindling -- Angiotensin II signaling: cell growth and apoptosis / Stephen W. Shaffer, Mahmood S. Mozaffari -- Redox signaling -- Thioredoxin signaling in the ischemic heart / Dipak k. Das, Shyamal K. Goswami -- Relationship between redox regulation and B-adrenergic responses in the heart / Belma Turan -- Role of hyperglycemia and redox-induced signaling in vascular complications of diabetes / Ashok K. Srivastava, Madhu B. Anand-Srivastava -- Methylglyoxal and insulin resistance / Lingyun Wu -- Growth factor signaling -- Role of growth factor receptor transactivation in vasoactive peptide-induced signaling pathways in vascular smooth muscle cells / Ali Boullegue, Ashok K. Shrivastava -- Identifying the cellular and molecular events associated with the divergent phenotypes of cardic hypertrophy / Angelino Calderone -- Regulatory role of TGF-B in cardic myofibroblast function and post-MI cardic Fibosis: key roles of Smad7 and c-Ski / Ian M.C. Dixon...[et al.] -- The signaling duel between virus and host: Impact on Coxsackieviral Pathogenesis / Xiaonung Si...[et al.] -- Therapeutic angiogenesis and vasculogenesis for ischemic disease / Nilanjana Maulik -- VEGF signaling: a therapeutic target for cardiovascular disease / Dhanya Handrasekharan Rajalakshmi...[et al.] -- Myristoyl-CoA: protein N-Myristoyltransferase and Myristoyl-CoA binding protein from bovine cardiac muscle / Ponniah Selvakumar, Rajendra K. Sharma -- Calcium signaling -- Ca(2+)/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II signaling in vascular smooth muscle / Suzanne J. House...[et al.] -- The KCa3.1 channel of endothelial cells as new target for EDHF-based control of cascular tone: from structure to regulation and pharmacological properties / Umberto Banderali...[et al.] -- Adipokine signaling -- Leptin signaling in the cardiovascular system / Morris karmazyn...[et al.] -- AMPK regulation of cardiac metabolism in heart disease / Ding An, Min-Suk Kim, Brian Rodigues.
  • Signaling in the heart 2011, Springer
    Tools to Study Signaling -- Cell-Cycle Signaling, Epigenetics, and Nuclear Function -- Signaling in the Endothelium -- Rapid Signaling Pathways -- Growth Factors Signaling -- Ion Signaling and Electrophysiological Function -- Lipid Signaling Pathways in the Heart -- Heart Mitochondria: A Receiver and Integrator of Signals -- Signaling Pathways in Cardiovascular Development -- Signaling in Congenital Heart Disease -- Signaling in the Aging Heart -- Signaling in Endomyocarditis -- Signaling in Hypertension -- Gene Expression and Signaling Pathways in Myocardial Ischemia -- Signaling in Hypertrophy and Heart Failure -- Signaling in Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome -- Dysrhythmias/Channelopathies and Signaling Pathways -- Signaling in Atherosclerosis -- Stem Cells Signaling Pathways in the Heart -- Cardioprotection and Signaling Pathways -- Targeting Signaling Pathways -- Signaling and the Frontiers Ahead.
  • Viscosity -- Law of Poiseuille -- Bernoulli's equation -- Turbulence -- Arterial stenosis -- Resistance -- Inertance -- Oscillatory flow theory -- Law of Laplace -- Elasticity -- Compliance -- Cardiac muscle mechanics -- The pressure-volume relation -- The pump function graph -- Cardiac work, energy and power -- Cardiac oxygen consumption and hemodynamics -- Cardiac power and ventriculo-arterial coupling -- The coronary circulation -- Assessing ventricular function -- Wave travel and velocity -- Wave travel and reflection -- Waveform analysis -- Arterial input impedance -- The arterial windkessel -- Distributed models and tube models -- Transfer of pressure -- Mechanotransduction and vascular remodeling -- Blood flow and arterial disease -- Determinants of pressure and flow -- Comparative physiology -- Times and sines: Fourier analysis -- Basic hemodynamic elements -- Vessel segment -- Wave speed and characteristic impedance -- Basic aspects -- Books for reference -- Symbols -- Units and conversion factors.
  • Sports cardiology 2012, Springer
  • Sudden cardiac death in athletes: scope of the problem and emergency response -- Cardiovascular screening of athletes: focused exam, electrocardiograms, and limited echocardiograms -- Echocardiography and advanced cardiac imaging in athletes -- Exercise training and prescription -- Role of genetic testing for sudden death predisposing heart conditions in athletes -- Shortness of breath -- Chest pain in the athlete: differential diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment -- The collapsed athlete -- Syncope/presyncope in the competitive athlete -- Electrophysiological approach to syncope and near-syncope in the athlete -- Heart murmurs -- Management of hypertension in athletes -- Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy -- Commotio cordis: practical aspects in sports -- Coronary artery anomalies and sports activities -- Participation in sports for the athlete with the Marfan syndrome -- Congenital heart disease: exercise and sports participation -- Athlete with a device: implantable cardioverter defibrillators and pacemakers -- Long QT syndrome and other channelopathies -- Cardiac effects of ergogenic aides and supplements -- Return-to-play decisions in athletes with cardiac conditions: guidelines and considerations.
  • Starting to read ECGs 2014, Springer
  • Ventricular remodeling in ischemic cardiomyopathy / Stefan Klotz and Daniel Burkhoff -- Myocardial regeneration: which cell and why / Elmostafa El Fahime and Jacques Tremblay -- Cardiac stem cells for myocardial regeneration / Bernardo Nadal-Ginard and Simón Méndez-Ferrer -- A historic recapitulation of myoblast transplantation / Daniel Skuk and Jacques Tremblay -- Myoblast cell transplantation preclinical studies / Doris A. Taylor and Harald Ott -- Skeletal myoblasts: the European experience / Philippe Menasche -- Skeletal myoblasts: the U. S. experience / Edward B. Diethrich -- Progenitor cells for cardiac regeneration / Ana Sánchez and Javier Garcia-Sancho -- Bone marrow derived stem cell for myocardial regeneration: preclinical experience / Bradley Martin and Mark Pittenger --Bone marrow derived stem cell for myocardial regeneration: clinical experience, surgical delivery / Manual Galiñanes -- Autologous mononuclear bone marrow cell transplantation for myocardial infarction: the German experience / Michael Brehm, Tobias Zeus and Bodo E. Strauer -- Autologous mononuclear bone marrow cell transplantation for myocardial infarction: the Spanish experience / Francisco E. Avilés ... [et al.] -- Mobilizing bone marrow stem cells for myocardial repair after acute myocardial infarction / Steve Ellis and Oussama Wazni -- Percutaneous myoblast transplantation: steps in transplantation research / Nabil Dib -- A porcine model of myocardial infarction for evaluation of cell transplantation / Nabil Dib ... [et al.] -- Tissue engineering for myocardial regeneration / Ravi K. Birla -- The role of pet scan in stem cell therapy / Uchechukwa Sampson ... [et al.] -- The measurement of systolic function in the mammalian heart / Blasé Carabello -- Electrophysiological aspects of cell transplantation / Nicholas S. Peters, Nicolas A.F. Chronos and Fernando Tondato -- Regulatory considerations in manufacturing, product testing, and preclinical development of cellular products for cardiac repair / Ellen Areman, Kim Benton and Richard McFarland.
  • The challenge for stem cell therapy: overview of the problem: heart attack and heart failure -- Hematopoietic stem cells for myocardial regeneration -- Mesenchymal stem cells for cardiac therapy -- Multipotent adult progenitor cells -- Mesenchymal progenitor cells for vascular formation and cardiac muscle regeneration -- Umbilical cord blood stem cells for myocardial regeneration and angiogenesis -- Endogenous cardiac stem cells -- Embryonic stem cells for myocardial repair -- Chemokin and homing factor expression in acute myocardial infarction and chronic heart failure -- Stem cell differentiation toward a cardiac myocyte phenotype -- Electrical coupling and/or ventricular tachycardia risk of cell therapy -- Cell therapy for myocardial damage: arrhythmia risk and mechanisms -- Aspects of percutaneous cellular cardiomyoplasty -- Stem cells and myocardial regeneration: open-chest/minimally invasive surgical techniques -- Measures of effective cell based therapies -- Whole bone marrow transplantation -- Clinical angioblast therapy -- Use of skeletal myoblasts for the treatment of chronic heart failure -- Bone marrow and angioblast transplantation -- Strategies for cytokine modification and stem cell mobilization for acute myocardial infarction -- 21 summary and future challenges.
  • Stem cells for myocardial regeneration 2010, Springer Protocols
    Stem cells for myocardial repair and regeneration : where are we today? / Randall J. Lee -- Bone marrow-derived endothelial progenitor cells : isolation and characterization for myocardial repair / Masaaki Ii -- Umbilical cells stem cells for myocardial repair and regeneration / Nicholas Greco and Mary J. Laughlin -- Isolation of resident cardiac progenitor cells by Hoechst 33342 staining / Otmar Pfister ... [et al.] -- Mesenchymal stem cell therapy for cardiac repair / Andrew J. Boyle, Ian K. McNiece, and Joshua M. Hare -- Methods for human embryonic stem cells derived cardiomyocytes cultivation, genetic manipulation, and transplantation / Gil Arbel ... [et al.] -- Experimental cell transplantation therapy in rat myocardial infarction model including nude rat preparation / Wangde Dai and Robert A. Kloner -- Large animal model of heart failure for assessment of stem cells / Sharad Rastogi -- Histopathologic assessment of myocardial regeneration / Naima Carter-Monroe ... [et al.] -- Assessment of myocardial angiogenesis and vascularity in small animal models / Matthew L. Springer -- Superparamagnetic iron oxide labeling of stem cells for MRi tracking and delivery in cardiovascular disease / Dorota A. Kedziorek and Dara L. Kraitchman -- Embryonic stem cell biology : insights from molecular imaging / Karim Sallam and Joseph C. Wu -- Genetic fate-mapping for studying adult cardiomyocyte replenishment after myocardial injury / Sunny S.-K. Chan ... [et al.] -- In vitro electrophysiological mapping of stem cells / Seth Weinberg, Elizabeth A. Lipke, and Leslie Tung -- Assessment of cardiac conduction : basic principles of optical mapping / Chunhua Ding and Thomas H. Everett IV -- Surface patterning for generating defined nanoscale matrices / Karen L. Christman and Heather D. Maynard.
  • Introduction to Cardiovascular Disease, Stress and Adaptation -- Social Stress and Cardiovascular Disease in Primates -- Cardiovascular and Autonomic Responses to Stress -- Sympathetic Neural and Adrenal Medullary Mechanisms in Depression and Panic Disorder -- Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal Axis and Cardiovascular Disease -- Haemostatic Effects of Stress -- Stress, Inflammation, and Coronary Heart Disease -- Brain Imaging of Stress and Cardiovascular Responses -- Psychological Triggers for Plaque Rupture -- Stress Cardiomyopathy -- Psychosocial Factors at Work: The Epidemiological Perspective -- Depression and Cardiovascular Disease Progression: Epidemiology, Mechanisms and Treatment -- Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: Emerging Risk Factor and Mechanisms -- Sleep, Stress, and Heart Disease -- The Causal Role of Chronic Mental Stress in the Pathogenesis of Essential Hypertension -- Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes -- Stress Management and Behavior: From Cardiac Patient to Worksite Intervention -- Exercise to Reduce Distress and Improve Cardiac Function: Moving on and Finding the Pace -- The Psychological Treatment of Cardiac Patients -- Integrating the Management of Psychosocial and Behavior Risk Factors into Clinical Medical Practice -- Concluding Remarks.
  • Stress proof the heart 2012, Springer
    pt. 1. Psychological challenges of heart disease -- pt. 2. Psychological interventions for cardiac patients.
  • The Evolving Concept of Oxidative Stress / Denise de Castro Fernandes, Diego Bonatto and Francisco R.M. Laurindo -- Mechanisms of Redox Signaling in Cardiovascular Disease / Rebecca L. Charles, Joseph R. Burgoyne and Philip Eaton -- Reactive Oxygen and Nitrogen Species in Cardiovascular Differentiation of Stem Cells / Heinrich Sauer and Maria Wartenberg -- Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) and the Sensory Neurovascular Component / Rabea Graepel, Jennifer Victoria Bodkin and Susan Diana Brain -- Mitochondrial Reactive Oxygen Species in Myocardial Pre- and Postconditioning / Ariel R. Cardoso, Bruno B. Queliconi and Alicia J. Kowaltowski -- Coenzyme Q9/Q10 and the Healthy Heart / Samarjit Das, Somak Das and Dipak K. Das -- Oxidative and Proteolytic Stress in Homocysteine-Associated Cardiovascular Diseases / Karni S. Moshal, Munish Kumar, Neetu Tyagi, Paras Kumar Mishra and Saumi Kundu, et al. -- Functional Studies of NADPH Oxidases in Human Vasculature / Tomasz J. Guzik -- Relationship of the CYBA Gene Polymorphisms with Oxidative Stress and Cardiovascular Risk / Guillermo Zalba and Javier Díez -- Redox-Related Genetic Markers of Cardiovascular Diseases / Christian Delles and Anna F. Dominiczak -- NADPH Oxidases and Blood-Brain Barrier Dysfunction in Stroke / Timo Kahles, Sabine Heumüller and Ralf P. Brandes -- Smoking-Induced Oxidative Stress in the Pathogenesis of Cardiovascular Diseases / David Bernhard -- Oxidative Stress in Vascular Aging / Anna Csiszar and Zoltan Ungvari -- Oxidative Stress and Cardiovascular Disease in Diabetes Mellitus / Divya Gupta, Kathy K. Griendling and W. Robert Taylor -- Reactive Oxygen Species, Oxidative Stress, and Hypertension / Rhian M. Touyz, Andreia Chignalia and Mona Sedeek -- Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Role of STAT-3 and Reactive Oxygen Species / Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, Arash Haghikia and Andres Hilfiker -- Oxidative Stress and Inflammation after Coronary Angiography / Raymond Farah -- Oxidative Stress in Cardiac Transplantation / Galen M. Pieper and Ashwani K. Khanna -- Oxidative Stress and Atrial Fibrillation / Ali A. Sovari and Samuel C. Dudley -- Oxidative Stress and the Antioxidative Capacity in Myocardial Infarction / Yao Sun -- Oxidative Stress and Redox Signalling in Cardiac Remodelling / Min Zhang, Alex Sirker and Ajay M. Shah -- Oxidative Stress and Cardiovascular Fibrosis / Subramaniam Pennathur, Louise Hecker and Victor J. Thannickal -- Oxidative Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease in Women / Manuela Gago-Dominguez, Xuejuan Jiang and Jose Esteban Castelao -- Protective Effects of Food on Cardiovascular Diseases / Alfonso Giovane and Claudio Napoli -- Novel Synthetic Antioxidants and Nitrated Lipids: From Physiology to Therapeutic Implications / Gloria V. López and Homero Rubbo -- Thioredoxin in the Cardiovascular System-Towards a Thioredoxin-Based Antioxidative Therapy / Cameron World and Bradford C. Berk -- The Protective Effect of Melatonin on the Heart / Amanda Lochner -- Exercise-Induced Cardioprotection: Overview with an Emphasis on the Role of Antioxidants / Karyn L. Hamilton and John C. Quindry -- Antioxidative Properties of Statins in the Heart / Oliver Adam and Ulrich Laufs.
  • 1. Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries 2. Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries -- 3. Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Anomalies -- 4. Tetralogy of Fallot -- 5. Ebstein's Anomaly.1. Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries; Introduction; Anatomy; Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries, with or without Ventricular Septal Defect; Indication for Surgery; Approach and Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategy; Arterial Switch Operation; The Goal of Surgery; Arterial Switch Operation in Simple Transposition with a Coronary Pattern (1AD; 2R, Cx); Patient Characteristics; Specific Steps of Operation; Arterial Switch Operation in Situs Inversus with a Coronary Pattern (1R; 2AD, Cx); Patient Characteristics; Specific Steps of OperationArterial Switch Operation with a Coronary Pattern (1R; AD, Cx); Patient Characteristics; Specific Steps of Operation; Arterial Switch Operation with a Coronary Pattern (2R; AD, Cx); Patient Characteristics; Specific Steps of Operation; Arterial Switch Operation in Complex Transposition with Crisscross Heart, Multiple Ventricular Septal Defects, Straddling of Tricuspid Valve, Mild Subvalvar and Valvar Pulmonary Stenosis, and with a Coronary Pattern (1Cx; 2R, AD); Patient Characteristics; Specific Steps of Operation; Complete Transposition of the Great Arteries with Ventricular Septal Defect and Left Ventricular Outflow Tract ObstructionIndication for Surgery; Approach and Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategy; REV (Réparation à l'étage ventriculaire) Operation; The Goal of Surgery; Patient Characteristics; Specific Steps of Operation; Bex-Nikaidoh Procedure; The Goal of Surgery; Patient Characteristics; Specific Steps of Operation; Recommended Reading -- 2. Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries; Introduction; Anatomy; Ventricular Septal Defect; Conduction System; Coronaries; Anatomical Correction of Corrected Transposition of the Great ArteriesIndication for Anatomical Correction; Approach and Cardiopulmonary Bypass Strategy; Modified Senning Operation; The Goal of Surgery; Modified Half-Mustard Operation; The Goal of Surgery; Arterial Switch Operation for Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries; The Goal of Surgery; Rastelli Operation for Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries; The Goal of Surgery; Bex-Nikaidoh Procedure for Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries; The Goal of Surgery; Double Switch Operation for Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries {SLL}, with Resection of the Subpulmonary Obstruction in Situs Solitus and LevocardiaPatient Characteristics; Specific Steps of Operation; Closure of the Ventricular Septal Defect During the Double Switch Procedure; Senning-Rastelli Operation for Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries {SLL} with Ventricular Septal Defect, Pulmonary Atresia, and Dextrocardia; Patient Characteristics; Specific Steps of Operation ... -- 3. Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Anomalies -- 4. Tetralogy of Fallot -- 5. Ebstein's Anomaly.
  • Recent advances in cardiac allotransplantation / John Adams Jarcho and James C. Fang -- Surgical revascularization in the management of heart failure and ischemic left ventricular dysfunction / Jeffrey J. Teuteberg and James C. Fang -- Aortic valve surgery with severe left ventricular dysfunction / Blasé A. Carabello -- Mitral valve surgery with severe left ventricular dysfunction / Vinay Badhwar and Steven F. Bolling --Tricuspid valve surgery in right heart failure / James P. Greelish ... [et al.] -- Pacing in heart failure / Uday N. Kumar, Teresa De Marco, and Leslie A. Saxon -- Left ventricular assist devices / Paul L. DiGiorgi, Yoshifumi Naka, and Mehmet C. Oz -- Left ventricular volume reduction surgery for idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy / Richard Lee ... [et al.] --Surgical management of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy / William G. Williams ... [et al.] -- Dynamic cardiomyoplasty and new prosthetic LV girdling devices / Michael A. Acker -- Xenotransplantation / Joren C. Madsen and Ruediger Hoerbelt -- Left ventricular reconstruction for ischemic heart failure / Vincent Dor -- The total artificial heart in the surgical management of congestive heart failure / Jack G. Copeland, Francisco A. Arabia, and Richard G. Smith.
  • Catheter-based interventions have evolved to address a variety of needs through innovation and clinical evidence.The field of interventional cardiology and interventional vascular medicine now comprises the dominant diagnostic and therapeutic field within cardiovascular medicine, and continues to grow in terms of patients managed and physicians trained. Given the vast expansion of technologies, techniques, and the clinical evidence base, it can be challenging for the practicing clinician, fellow-in-training, or technology developer to maintain general knowledge of the interventional cardiovascular field.The Textbook of Cardiovascular Intervention is intended to provide a practical, comprehensive and compact text on interventional cardiology for the current, rapidly evolving practice environment. It will appeal to fellows, residents and physicians in cardiology, interventional cardiology, cardiothoracic and vascular surgery, vascularand endovascular medicine, neurointerventional radiology and surgery, emergency medicine and intensive care.
  • Atherosclerotic biology and epidemiology of disease --Diet and nutritional issues --Obesity and metabolic syndrome --Diabetes --Lipid disorders --Exercise and physical activity --Hypertension: context and management --Smoking --Estrogen, female gender, and heart disease --Ethanol and the heart --Other risk factors for coronary artery disease --Behavioral cardiology and heart disease --Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention --An integrated approach to risk factor modification --The history --Physical examination --Chronic stable coronary disease --Unstable angina: ischemic syndromes --Acute myocardial infarction: early diagnosis and management --Acute myocardial infarction: complications --Post-Myocardial infarction management --Mitral valve disease --Aortic valve disease --Acquired tricuspid and pulmonary valve disease --Prosthetic valve disease --Infective endocarditis --Diseases of the pericardium, restrictive cardiomyopathy, and diastolic dysfunction --Pulmonary hypertension --Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy --Congenital heart disease --The heart and pregnancy --Women and heart disease --The elderly and aging --End-of-life care --The heart and other organ systems --Endocrine systems and the heart --Hematologic disorders and the heart --The heart and the renal system --Cardiac manifestations of selected neurologic disorders --Cardiovascular manifestations of rheumatic diseases --The heart and infectious diseases --Substance abuse and the heart --The athlete's heart --Cardiac trauma --Cardiac tumors --Clinical pharmacology for the cardiologist --Perioperative anesthetic considerations in noncardiac surgery for those at high risk of cardiovascular disease --Medical economics in cardiovascular medicine --Considerations in the design, conduct, and interpretation of quantitative clinical evidence --Databases in cardiology --Quality of care and medical errors in cardiovascular disease --Principles of imaging --Plain film examination of the chest --Exercise electrocardiography --Transthoracic echocardiography --Stress echocardiography --Doppler echocardiography --Transesophageal echocardiography --Imaging techniques in nuclear cardiology --Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging --Positron emission tomography --Computed tomography of the heart --Mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias --Genetics of arrhythmias --Electrocardiography --Ambulatory and signal-averaged electrocardiography and t-wave alternans --Electrophysiologic testing --Bradycardias: sinus nodal dysfunction and atrioventricular conduction disturbances --Atrial fibrillation --Atrial flutter --Atrioventricular nodal-dependent tachycardias and preexcitation --Ventricular tachycardia --Sudden cardiac death and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators --Sudden cardiac death in the young: the impact of inherited cardiovascular disease --Cardiopulmonary resuscitation --Arrhythmias in congenital heart disease --Syncope --Antiarrhythmic drugs --Catheter ablation therapy for arrhythmias --Cardiac pacemakers --Left ventricular dyssynchrony and cardiac resynchronization therapy-- Coronary angiography --Cardiac catheterization and hemodynamic assessment --Percutaneous coronary intervention --Percutaneous cardiac procedures --Coronary artery bypass surgery --Approaches to the patient with prior bypass surgery --Percutaneous valve dilatations --Catheter interventions in congenital heart disease --Global pandemic of heart failure --Pathophysiology of the heart failure clinical syndrome --Acute heart failure --Chronic heart failure management --Diagnosis and medical treatment of inflammatory cardiomyopathy --Nonischemic cardiomyopathies --Cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support --surgical approaches for heart failure --Prevention of heart failure --General techniques in molecular cardiology --Molecular genetics --Genetic factors in atherosclerosis --Genetic studies of myocardial and vascular disease --Gene therapy --Myocyte structure and function --Signal transduction pathways of the heart --Molecular basis of heart development --Stem cell therapy for ischemic heart disease --The biology of restenosis --Therapeutic angiogenesis --Diseases of the pulmonary vasculature --Diseases of the aorta --Noninvasive assessment of peripheral vascular disease --Cerebrovascular disease --Disease of peripheral vessels --Renal artery disease --Venous thromboembolism.
  • The evolution of three-dimensional echocardiography: how did it happen -- Technical principles of transthoracic three-dimensional echocardiography -- 3D transesophageal echocardiographic technologies -- Three-dimensional echocardiography in clinical practice -- Advanced evaluation of LV functions with 3D echocardiography -- Three-dimensional echocardiographic evaluation of the mitral valve -- Three-dimensional echocardiographic evaluation of LV dyssynchrony and stress testing -- Three-dimensional echocardiography of aortic valve -- Three-dimensional echocardiographic evaluation of the right ventricle -- Three-dimensional echocardiography in congenital heart disease -- Three-dimensional echocardiography to assess intra-cardiac masses -- Real time three dimensional transesophageal echocardiography for guidance of catheter based interventions -- Future developments of three-dimensional echocardiography -- Real time three-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography -- The role of echocardiography in the surgical management of degenerative mitral valve disease -- Visualization and assessment of coronary arteries with three-dimensional echocardiography -- Assessment of tricuspid valve morphology and function -- Role of three-dimensional echocardiography in drug trials.
  • Thoracic aortic diseases 2006, Springer
  • Transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) has played an instrumental role among the many advances in the field of congenital heart disease (CHD) that have resulted in successful and continually improving clinical outcomes, today enabling most affected infants and children to live well into adulthood. Ongoing evolution of the technology (including three-dimensional TEE) promises to maintain this imaging approach at the forefront of clinical practice. Competent performance of TEE in the patient with CHD, however, requires a number of essential technical and cognitive skills, in addition to a solid understanding of the broad spectrum of congenital pathology. Thus, the important need for a comprehensive reference on the subject to assist specialists who care for these patients. Transesophageal Echocardiography for Congenital Heart Disease represents a unique work, the only textbook of its kind that focuses specifically upon the applications of TEE in CHD. In each chapter, the contributorshighly regarded specialists and leaders in the fieldprovide practical and instructive information on the many different aspects of CHD evaluation by TEE. The textbook is extensively supplemented with over 700 figures/illustrations and more than 400 high quality videos (available online). This reference will prove an invaluable resource for those who use TEE in the care of both children and adults with CHD, whether they be cardiologists, surgeons, anesthesiologists, intensivists, sonographers, or trainees wishing to obtain basic knowledge or advance their understanding of the field.
  • Introduction -- The left ventricle -- The left atrium -- The mitral valve -- The aortic valve and aorta -- The right heart -- Artificial valves.
  • Pathophysiology of Heart Failure: Back to Basics -- Heart Failure with Normal Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction -- Basic Principles and Clinical Diagnostics -- 17 Cardiorenal Syndrome Revisited -- Doppler Echocardiography in the Clinical Evaluation of Heart Failure: What Clinicians Need to know and Echocardiographers Should Report -- Back to Earth: 'Common sense' in the Management of Heart Failure -- Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: Rate versus Rhythm Control -- Repetitive ICD Shocks and Incessant VTs in Heart Failure: What to Do? -- Dyssynchronous Heart Failure: From Bench to Bedside -- 18 Telemonitoring and Sensor Technologies in Chronic Heart Failure -- Functional Mitral Regurgitation: the Surgeons's Perspective -- Percutaneous Approaches to Treat Functional Mitral Regurgitation: Current State of Affairs and Future Perspectives -- Tailored Approach to Functional Mitral Regurgitation -- Revascularization and Left Ventricular Reconstruction in a Patient with Ischemic Heart Failure: to STICH or not to STICH? -- Cardiac arrest en Refractory Cardiogenic Shock -- Left Ventricular Assist Devices -- From Bridge to Transplant to Destination Therapy -- Novel Device-based Strategies in Treatment of Chronic Heart Failure -- Total Artificial Heart -- Stem Cell Therapy for Ischemic Heart Disease -- Immunosuppressive Management of the Heart Transplant Recipient.
  • OBJECTIVES: There are two generally accepted strategies for managing atrial fibrillation (AF): rate control and rhythm control. However, within each strategic approach there are a large number of potential pharmacological and nonpharmacological therapies, and the comparative safety and effectiveness of these therapies--both within and between strategies--are uncertain. DATA SOURCES: We searched PubMed(r), Embase(r), and the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews for relevant English-language comparative studies. REVIEW METHODS: Two investigators screened each abstract and full-text article for inclusion, abstracted data, rated quality and applicability, and graded evidence. When possible, random-effects models were used to compute summary estimates of effects. RESULTS: Our review included 182 articles (148 unique studies): 14 studies relevant to rate-control drugs, 3 relevant to strict versus lenient rate control, 6 relevant to rate-control procedures versus drugs in patients for whom initial pharmacotherapy was ineffective, 42 relevant to antiarrhythmic drugs and electrical cardioversion for conversion to sinus rhythm, 83 relevant to rhythm-control procedures and drugs for maintenance of sinus rhythm, and 14 focusing on the comparison of rate- and rhythm-control strategies. Our ability to draw conclusions for the Key Questions addressing rate-control strategies was limited by the small number of available studies that assessed comparable therapies and outcomes, although we found a high strength of evidence for consistent benefit of calcium channel blockers (verapamil or diltiazem) compared with digoxin for ventricular rate control. For comparisons of methods for electrical cardioversion for conversion to sinus rhythm, there was high strength of evidence that use of a single biphasic waveform was more effective than use of a single monophasic waveform (odds ratio [OR] 4.39; 95% confidence interval [CI], 2.84 to 6.78) and that a 200 Joules (J) biphasic shock was less effective than a 360 J monophasic shock (OR 0.16; 95% CI, 0.05 to 0.53). Drug enhancement of external electrical cardioversion demonstrated a benefit compared with no drug enhancement (moderate strength of evidence), but data evaluating whether any one antiarrhythmic agent was more effective than others at restoring sinus rhythm were inconclusive. Our review found high strength of evidence supporting pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) versus antiarrhythmic drugs for maintenance of sinus rhythm in a select subset of patients (those with paroxysmal AF who were younger and with no more than mild structural heart disease; OR 6.51; 95% CI, 3.22 to 13.16) and moderate strength of evidence for adding a surgical Maze procedure at the time of other cardiac surgery (specifically mitral valve surgery) as opposed to mitral valve surgery alone (OR 5.80; 95% CI, 1.79 to 18.81). Comparing rate- and rhythm-control strategies, there was moderate strength of evidence supporting comparable efficacy with regard to all-cause mortality (OR 1.34; 95% CI, 0.89 to 2.02); cardiovascular mortality (OR 0.96; 95% CI, 0.77 to 1.20); stroke (OR 0.99; 95% CI, 0.76 to 1.30); and bleeding events (OR 1.10; 95% CI, 0.87 to 1.38). Cardiovascular hospitalizations were lower with rate-control strategies than with rhythm-control strategies (OR 0.25; 95% CI, 0.14 to 0.43; high strength of evidence). We were unable to conclude whether treatment effects varied by patient characteristics due to the paucity of studies that focused on specific patient subgroups. CONCLUSIONS: In assessing clinical outcomes associated with rate- versus rhythm-control strategies, our review of recent evidence agrees with prior reviews demonstrating little overall difference in outcomes between these two strategic approaches. Uncertainties still exist within specific subgroups of interest, among the wide variety of pharmacological and procedural therapies within each strategic approach, and in the impact of strategies on long-term clinical outcomes. Specifically, our review highlights the need for additional studies evaluating final outcomes such as mortality, stroke, and cardiovascular hospitalizations.
  • Essential cardiac anatomy and physiology as it relates to the electrocardiogram -- Electrocardiographic waveforms -- Cardiac vectors and lead systems -- Derivation of the normal electrocardiogram -- Electrical axis -- Intraventricular conduction delays: the hemiblocks -- Intraventricular conduction delays: the bundle branch blocks -- Chamber enlargement -- Myocardial infarction -- Ischemia and anginal syndromes -- The electrocardiogram and the clinical evaluation of chest pain -- The advanced cardiac life support provider and therapeutic interventions in acute myocardial infarction -- Miscellaneous conditions -- Case presentations.
  • Two symposia 2004, HighWire
  • The Mitral Valve Disease / Michael Henein and John Pepper -- Aortic Valve Disease / Michael Henein and Joseph Maalouf -- Right Heart Valve Disease / Michael Henein -- Pulmonary Valve Disease / Michael Henein and Wei Li -- Stress Echo in Valvular Heart Disease / Eugenio Picano -- Valve Substitutes / John Chambers -- Native and Prosthetic Valve Endocarditis / Maurizio Galderisim and Sergio Mondillo.
  • CT basics -- Concepts in radiation -- Technical aspects of vascular CT angiography -- Carotid and upper extremity CT angiography -- Thoracic aortic CT angiography -- Abdominal aortic CT angiography -- Peripheral arterial CT angiography.
  • Venous thromboembolism 2005, Springer
  • Anatomy of the Myocardium in the Normal Left Ventricle --Normal Left Ventricular Dynamics: Contraction and Relaxation Patterns --Altered Left Ventricular Geometry in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy --Altered Ventricular Function in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy --Hemodynamics in Ischemic Cardiomyopathy: Left Ventricular Aneurysm Formation --Evolution of Techniques of Surgical Ventricular Restoration: From Linear Repair to Endoventricular Linear Patch Plasty --The Surgical Technique of Linear Endoventricular Patch Plasty --Surgical Ventricular Restoration by the Technique of Endoventricular Linear Patch Plasty: Long-Term Clinical Results --The Impact of Surgical Technique on Cardiac Hemodynamics Following Surgical Ventricular Restoration --Recent Controversies: To STICH or Not to STICH? --Role of Electrophysiological Testing, Intracardiac Defibrillator Implantation, and Concomitant Surgical Procedures in Patients with Left Ventricular Aneurysms Presenting with Ventricular Tachycardia --Role of Mitral Valve Surgery in Surgical Ventricular Restoration for Left Ventricular Aneurysms.
  • Visceral vascular manipulations 2011, ScienceDirect
  • Vortex Formation in the Cardiovascular System will recapitulate the current knowledge about the vortex formation in the cardiovascular system, from mechanics to cardiology. This can facilitate the interaction between basic scientists and clinicians on the topic of the circulatory system. The book begins with a synopsis of the fundamentals aspects of fluid mechanics to give the reader the essential background to address the proceeding chapters. Then the fundamental elements of vortex dynamics will be discussed, explaining the conditions for their formation and the rules governing their dynamics. The main equations are accompanied by mathematical models. Cardiovascular vortex formation is first analyzed in physiological, healthy conditions in the heart chambers and in the large arterial vessels. The analysis is initially presented with an intuitive appeal grounded on the physical phenomena and a focus on its clinical significance. In the proceeding chapters, the knowledge gained from either clinical or basic science literature will be discussed. The corresponding mathematical elements will finally be presented to ensure the adequate diligence. The proceeding chapters ensue to the analysis of pathological conditions, when the reader may have developed the ability to recognize normal from abnormal vortex formation phenomenon. Pathological vortex formation represents vortices that develop at sites where normally laminar flow should exist, e.g. stenosis and aneurisms. This analysis naturally leads to the interaction of vortices due to the surgical procedures with respect to prediction of changes in vortex formation. The existing techniques, from medical imaging to numerical simulations, to explore vortex flows in the cardiovascular systems will also be described. The presentations are accompanied by the mathematical definitions can that be understandable for reader without the advanced mathematical background, while an interested reader with more advanced knowledge in mathematics can be referred to references for further quantitative analyses. The book pursues the objective to transfer the fundamental vortex formation phenomena with application to the cardiovascular system to the reader. This book will be a valuable support for physicians in the evaluation of vortex influence on diagnosis and therapeutic choices. At the same time, the book will provide the rigorous information for research scientists, either from medicine and mechanics, working on the cardiovascular circulation incurring with the physics of vortex dynamics.

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