Emerging Applications, Perspectives, and Discoveries in Cardiovascular Research, 1st Edition

  • Ashim Malhotra
  • Shivani Soni
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  • ISBN-10: 1522520937
  • ISBN-13: 9781522520931
  • DDC: 616.10072
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 439 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released November 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017

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Scientific developments in recent years have led to significant strides and advancements within the medical field. By integrating these findings into medical practice, optimal healthcare can be delivered to the public. This book is a comprehensive reference source for the latest academic material on the exploration of cardiovascular diseases and provides an interdisciplinary examination of novel developments and applications for cardiovascular sciences. Highlighting a range of diverse topics, such as pharmacology, pathophysiology, and alternative medicine, this book is ideally designed for researchers, professionals, practitioners, graduate students, and academics interested in the latest medical advancements.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Medical Diagnosis, Treatment, and Care (AMDTC) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Discoveries in Cardiovascular Sciences: Molecular Pharmacology and Pathophysiology Perspectives.
1: The Role of Natriuretic Peptides in the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Heart Failure.
2: Signaling Mechanisms Regulating Vascular Endothelial Barrier Function.
3: Potential Role of Nuclear Factor κB in Cardiovascular Disease: An Update.
4: Store-Operated Calcium Entry Channels: Potential Role in Cardiac Function.
5: Examining the Effect of Mitochondrial Fission and Fusion Events on the Heart: Role of the Mitochondria in Heart Disease.
6: Cardiac Remodeling Under Hyperoxic Conditions: Hyperoxia and Heart Diseases.
7: Platelet Function Disorders.
Discoveries in Cardiovascular Sciences: Clinical Perspectives.
8: Myocardial Infarction: Disease Mechanisms and Therapeutic Perspectives.
9: Pharmacogenomics and Cardiovascular Disease.
10: Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Infective Endocarditis.
11: Advancements in Cardiovascular Diagnostics.
12: Immunosuppressive Therapy in Heart Transplantation.
The Recent Technological Advancements in Cardiovascular Sciences.
13: Recent Innovations in Coronary Stents.
14: Nanoparticle-Based Drug Delivery Systems for Cardiovascular Applications.
Alternative Medicine and Cardiovascular Therapy.
15: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use in Hypertension: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Hypertension Treatment From Nature – Myth or Fact?.
16: Resveratrol: An Epigenetic Regulator of SIRT1 – Is It a Magic Tool to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease?.
Recent Ideas in Social and Applied Cardiovascular Sciences.
17: The Effects of Social and Demographic Factors on Cardiovascular Disease.
18: Forensic Assessment of Natural Unexpected Cardiovascular Death.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.