By Kiichi Sagawa (auth.), Thomas Kenner, Rudi Busse, Helmut Hinghofer-Szalkay (eds.)
By Kiichi Sagawa (auth.), Thomas Kenner, Rudi Busse, Helmut Hinghofer-Szalkay (eds.)
By Patrizia Presbitero, Julinda Mehilli, Anna Sonia Petronio
This publication describes quite a lot of interventional approaches presently hired within the remedy of cardiac ailments in ladies with the purpose of allowing not just interventional cardiologists but additionally cardiologists and cardiac surgeons to refine their method of lady sufferers and hence increase results. The booklet displays the expanding information of gender variations with reference to coronary artery sickness and structural valve middle sickness. Examples comprise myocardial infarction, which incorporates a worse analysis in ladies partially simply because they be afflicted by this sickness regularly within the seventh decade of existence, current extra usually with hemodynamic instability and later from symptom onset, and feature fragile, small and tortuous coronary arteries which are extra technically challenging within the context of basic percutaneous coronary intervention. one other instance is symptomatic aortic stenosis, which consists of a greater diagnosis in girls who suffer trans-catheter aortic valve implantation partly as a result of a greater annulus-prosthesis fit, which results in much less residual paravalvular regurgitation, higher left ventricular functionality and decrease aggregation of comorbidities. additional, in ladies left ventricular reaction to aortic stenosis is typified by way of muscle hypertrophy with a small ventricular hollow space. those adjustments are mirrored within the medical manifestations and their effect on analysis, therapy, and selection of instruments and units to be used in interventional systems. by way of explaining the from time to time refined variances in illness and remedy thoughts for male and female sufferers, this ebook may also help practitioners choose the main applicable methods and fabrics in a variety of settings.
By Alessandro Giamberti, Massimo Chessa
This ebook is dedicated completely to the tricuspid valve and its function in congenital center ailment. Tricuspid valve anomalies are a part of the pathological spectrum in quite a few congenital middle illnesses, together with Ebstein anomaly and tricuspid valve dysplasia, with varied pathophysiology and scientific implications. This booklet covers all appropriate features of such anomalies, together with prognosis, remedy and follow-up. additional issues addressed comprise the way the tricuspid valve may possibly develop into the “systemic” valve in a few congenital illnesses, with very important results and the involvement of the tricuspid valve within the right-sided middle issues frequently visible in adults with congenital center affliction. the entire chapters are written by means of the world over famous specialists and are designed to carry cutting-edge wisdom of sensible price. This publication may be a massive addition to the library for surgeons, cardiologists and different practitioners all in favour of the administration of sufferers with congenital middle disease.
By Hanna Z. Mieszczanska, Gladys P. Velarde
Cardiovascular disorder is the major reason behind loss of life in girls within the US, with extra girls demise from center affliction than males. ladies could have diverse presentation from males and sometimes desire a assorted method of analysis and therapy. There also are targeted themes of administration of center affliction in ladies, together with concerns while pregnant, lactation, and menopause. many alternative healthiness care services, in addition to cardiologists are eager about treating those sufferers. A handbook reviewing prognosis and remedy of cardiac affliction in ladies may aid services with no particular cardiology education to carry care with larger potency. a realistic and complete consultant geared in the direction of those services will be a hugely sensible and worthy source that will be used in daily perform in workplaces that come with city clinics, common medication places of work, obstetrics and gynecology places of work, in addition to within the surgical subspecialties. This e-book could be a hugely sensible source that may be at once utilized to the problems that come up in daily perform. there is not any to be had ebook out there that specializes in a broader method of cardiac illness in ladies or specializes in non-cardiology prone (and their trainees) who've the necessity to understand extra approximately therapy of heart problems in women.
By Matthew A. Kupinski, Harrison H. Barrett
Small-Animal SPECT Imaging is an edited paintings derived from the 1st workshop on Small-Animal SPECT Imaging held January 14-16, 2004 on the collage of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, united states. the final objective of the assembly and consequently this quantity is to advertise details alternate and collaboration among the study teams constructing platforms for small-animal purposes. issues comprise the biomedical value of small-animal imaging, an summary of detector applied sciences together with scintillation cameras and semi-conductor arrays, imager layout and knowledge acquisition platforms, animal dealing with and anesthesia concerns, aim evaluation of photo caliber, and approach modeling and reconstruction algorithms.
By Henry R. Black MD, William Elliott MD PhD
Effectively deal with the continual difficulties of your hypertensive sufferers with the sensible scientific instruments inside of high blood pressure, 2d version: A significant other to Braunwald’s middle affliction. This revered cardiology reference covers every little thing you want to comprehend - from epidemiology and pathophysiology via analysis, hazard stratification, therapy, consequence stories, concomitant ailments, unique populations and unique occasions, and destiny treatments.
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By Joel Morganroth, Ihor Gussak
Simple and medical researchers from and academia element the preclinical, scientific, and regulatory ideas at the moment used to evaluate the cardiac safeguard of latest medicines. The authors clarify the parameters of cardiac defense in any respect phases of medical examine and drug improvement, together with either the preclinical and pharmacogenomic features quite often and the medical methodologies and technical features for investigational medications according to cardiac repolarization, as outlined through the period of the QTc period. extra chapters comprehensively assessment the applying of electrocardiography in medical examine, the basics of ECG interpretation in medical trials, the statistical research plans for ECG facts bought in formal medical trials, and the sensible interpretation of the ECG effects. Highlights contain sensible counsel on the best way to behavior an intensive ECG Trial in New Drug improvement, how one can use new ECG and internet established know-how in medical examine, and the way to persist with the hot FDA requisites for ECG submissions.
By W. J. Rashkind (auth.), H. H. Hilger, V. Hombach, W. J. Rashkind (eds.)
In fresh years substantial development and new advancements in diagnostic and interventional cardiology were saw, similar to balloon angioplasty of coronary artery stenoses, reperfusion thoughts in acute myocardial infarction, new pacing, and cardioversion-defibrillation innovations in ventricular tachyar rhythmias. On 5-8 may well, 1985, a global symposium on 'Invasive aerobic vascular treatment' used to be held in Cologne, which supplied a survey at the experi ment~l and regimen healing measures almost immediately to be had and practiced in cardiovascular drugs. This quantity relies at the oral shows given through the symposium. In 5 chapters an important conventional and new interventional innovations are mentioned by means of specialists within the box. bankruptcy I encompasses a description of effects from catheter palliation of congeni tal shunt problems or aid of congenital pulmonary or aortic valve stenoses in addition to the hot event with surgical fix of unmarried ventricle, Fallot's tetralogy and tricuspid atresia. bankruptcy II offers the surgical result of valve alternative with diverse valve prostheses in obtained valvular affliction, the surgical administration of bacte rial endocarditis, in addition to a few of the ideas of partial temporary left center aid units and of cardiac transplantation. In bankruptcy III, the invasive administration of continual heart illness, peripheral vascular sickness via balloon catheter or laser strategies, and the surgical method of heart ailment are discussed.
By Peter G. Danias MD, PhD (auth.)
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) has develop into an important a part of noninvasive diagnostic cardiac imaging. a pragmatic consultant for Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging offers a entire and reader-friendly academic instrument for physicians commencing to paintings with CMR and cardiology and radiology trainees getting ready for the Board certification exam. beautiful to trainees, this article conveys instructing issues with a number of selection questions which are supported via concise reviews, offering an entire clarification of the right kind solution and pertinent updated bibliography. situations tackle a extensive spectrum of medical difficulties, together with ischemic, valvular, myopathic, pericardial, aortic and congenital center diseases.
By Rakesh C. Kukreja
This booklet describes the position of warmth surprise proteins myocardial ischemia. It addresses the function of warmth surprise proteins in ischemia-reperfusion, in myocardial safeguard, within the functionality of protein kinase C (PKC) and potassium channels, in tumor necrosis issue functionality, and in antisense.