Cardiovascular System

ISBN-10: 1405113278

ISBN-13: 9781405113274

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

List price: $32.95
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This text is divided into sections from basic science to clinical application, topics covered include an introduction to the cardiovascular system and cardiovascular disease, anatomy, histology, biochemistry, case studies and future prospects.
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List price: $32.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/2/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 127
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

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Overview of the cardiovascular system
Anatomy and histology
Gross anatomy and histology of the heart
Vascular anatomy
Vascular histology and smooth muscle cell ultrastructure
Blood and body fluids
Constituents of blood
Erythropoiesis, haemoglobin and anaemia
Haemostasis and thrombosis
Blood groups and transfusions
Biochemistry and cellular physiology
Membrane potential, ion channels and pumps
Electrophysiology of cardiac muscle and origin of the heart beat
Excitation-contraction coupling in cardiac muscle cells
Vascular smooth muscle excitation-contraction coupling
Form and function
Cardiac cycle
Control of cardiac output and Starling's Law of the Heart
Electrical conduction system in the heart
The electrocardiogram
Blood pressure and flow in the arteries and arterioles
The microcirculation and lymphatic system
Fluid filtration in the microcirculation
The venous system
Local control of bloodflow
Regulation of the vasculature by the endothelium
The coronary, skeletal muscle, cutaneous and cerebral circulations
The pulmonary and fetal circulations
Integration and regulation
Cardiovascular reflexes
Autonomic control of the cardiovascular system
The control of blood volume
Cardiovascular effects of exercise
Shock and haemorrhage
Pathology and therapeutics
Risk factors for cardiovascular disease
Clinical measurement of cardiac and vascular function
Treatment of hypertension
Mechanisms of primary hypertension
Stable and variant angina
Unstable angina and non-ST segment elevation myocardial infarction
Pharmacological management of stable and variant angina
Pathophysiology of acute myocardial infarction
Clinical aspects of acute myocardial infarction
Anticoagulants and thrombolytics
Chronic heart failure
Treatment of chronic heart failure
Mechanisms of arrhythmia
Pharmacological treatment of arrhythmias
Specific arrhythmias
Diseases of the aortic valve
Diseases of the mitral valve
Congenital heart disease
Emerging trends in cardiovascular medicine
Case studies: diagnosis, treatment and results
Case study: heart failure
Case study: valvular heart disease
Case study: ischaemic heart disease
Case studies: arrhythmias
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