Coronary Circulation and Myocardial Ischemia

ISBN: 978-3-540-42588-5 (Print) 978-3-642-57212-8 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-X

  2. Basic Physiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-10

      Local Control of Coronary Blood Flow and Adenosine

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      Pages 11-19

      Basic Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis: From Inflammation to Infection

  3. Applied Physiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 21-21

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      Pages 23-35

      Myocardial Ischemic Preconditioning

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      Pages 36-45

      Coronary Circulation in Sepsis

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      Pages 46-61

      Role of Inflammatory Response and Thrombosis in Acute Coronary Syndromes

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      Pages 62-71

      Basic Aspects of Fibrinolysis and Thrombolysis

  4. Functional Assessment of the Coronary Circulation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 73-73

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      Pages 75-89

      Quantitative Echocardiographic Evaluation of Cardiac Function

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      Pages 90-98

      Prognosis in Unstable Angina

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      Pages 99-113

      Assessment of Myocardial Viability

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      Pages 114-124

      Functional Assessment of the Coronary Physiology: The Role of Magnetic Resonance

  5. Therapeutic and Clinical Applications

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 125-125

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      Pages 127-140

      Intracoronary Ultrasound Imaging

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      Pages 141-155

      Non-Antithrombotic Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndromes: Role of Beta-Blockers, Calcium Channel Blockers, and Nitrates

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      Pages 156-162

      Coronary Circulation and Myocardial Ischaemia: Thrombolysis

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      Pages 163-177

      Interventional Cardiology in the Treatment of Coronary Disease

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      Pages 178-190

      Enhancement of Coronary Blood Flow as Myocardial Salvage Therapy

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 191-193