Book 2008

Aging and the Heart

A Post-Genomic View

ISBN: 978-0-387-74071-3 (Print) 978-0-387-74072-0 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVII

  2. Introduction to a Post-Genomic View of Aging and the Aging Heart

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-31

      Post-Genomic View of Aging: Definitions, Theories and Observations

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      Chapter

      Pages 33-68

      Overview of Cardiovascular Aging

  3. Methodologies, Cardiac Phenotypes and Adaptation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 69-69

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      Chapter

      Pages 71-101

      Molecular and Cellular Methodologies: A Primer

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      Chapter

      Pages 103-146

      Molecular and Cellular Phenotypes of Cardiovascular Aging

  4. Aging of the Cardiovasculature and Related Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 147-147

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      Chapter

      Pages 149-179

      Aging of the Vasculature and Related Systems

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      Chapter

      Pages 181-205

      Aging and the Cardiovascular-Related Systems

  5. Cardiovascular Diseases in Aging

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 206-206

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      Chapter

      Pages 209-238

      Cardiomyopathy and Heart Failure in Aging

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      Chapter

      Pages 239-276

      Atherosclerosis, Hypertension and Aging

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      Chapter

      Pages 277-305

      Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Cardiometabolic Risks in Aging

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      Chapter

      Pages 307-338

      Gender and Cardiovascular Diseases in Aging

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      Chapter

      Pages 339-384

      Cardiac Dysrhythmias and Channelopathies in Aging

  6. Genetics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 385-385

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      Chapter

      Pages 387-415

      Genetics of Life Span: Lessons from Model Organisms

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      Chapter

      Pages 417-440

      Profiling the Aging Cardiovascular System: Transcriptional, Proteomic, SNPs, Gene Mapping and Epigenetics Analysis

  7. Therapies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 441-441

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      Chapter

      Pages 443-470

      Translational Research: Gene, Pharmacogenomics and Cell-Based Therapy in the Aging Heart

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      Chapter

      Pages 471-496

      Nutrition and Exercise in Cardiovascular Aging: Metabolic and Pharmacological Interventions

  8. The Future of Aging Research

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 497-497

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      Chapter

      Pages 499-538

      Aging and the Frontier Ahead

  9. Back Matter

    Pages 539-568