2009

Thyroid and Heart Failure

From Pathophysiology to Clinics

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ISBN: 978-88-470-1142-7 (Print) 978-88-470-1143-4 (Online)

Table of contents (22 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XXI

  2. Heart Failure and Thyroid: General Aspects

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-11

      Heart Failure: From Epidemiology to Pathophysiology

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      Pages 13-20

      Neuroendocrine Control of the Cardiovascular System in Heart Failure

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      Pages 21-29

      Cardiac Morphology and Function in Mild Hypothyroidism

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      Pages 31-41

      Cardiovascular Hemodynamics and Work Capacity in Thyroid Dysfunction

  3. Basic Aspects of Thryroid Hormone and Cardiovascular System Interrelationships in Normal and in Failing Heart

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      Pages 43-43

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      Pages 45-54

      Mechanism of Action of Thyroid Hormone on the Cardiac Vascular System

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      Pages 55-65

      Cardiac Functional Effects of 3-iodothyronamine, a New Endogenous Thyroid Hormone Derivative

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      Pages 67-77

      Cardiac Thyroid-Hormone Deiodinative Pathways in Ventricular Hypertrophy and Heart Failure

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      Pages 79-88

      Thyroid Hormone Receptor Signaling in Normal and Failing Heart

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      Pages 89-95

      Pharmacological Effects of Amiodarone and Dronedarone on Cardiac Thyroid Hormone Receptors

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      Pages 97-107

      Changes in Thyroid Hormone Metabolism and Gene Expression in the Failing Heart: Therapeutic Implications

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      Pages 109-118

      Thyroid-Hormone-Regulated Cardiac Metabolism in Normal and Failing Heart

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      Pages 119-130

      Cardiac Myocyte and Vascular Remodeling in Altered Thyroid Conditions

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      Pages 131-148

      Thyroid Hormone and Ischemic Myocardium

  4. Clinical Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 149-149

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      Pages 151-165

      Thyroid and Cardiovascular Risk

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      Pages 167-177

      Relationship Between Subclinical Thyroid Dysfunction and Heart Failure and Mortality

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      Pages 179-190

      Low Triiodothyronine Syndrome as a Powerful Predictor of Death in Heart Failure

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      Pages 191-201

      Thyroid, Renal Function, and Cardiac Outcome

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      Pages 203-212

      Low Triiodothyronine Syndrome and Depression in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure

  5. Treatment: Present and Future Options

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 213-213

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      Pages 215-223

      Treatment Options for Primary Thyroid Disease in Patients with Heart Failure

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      Pages 225-241

      Synthetic Thyroid Hormone and Thyroid Hormone Analogues for Treatment of Heart Failure

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