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Central Neural Mechanisms in Cardiovascular Regulation

Volume 2

  • George Kunos
  • John Ciriello

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Vernon S. Bishop, Steven W. Mifflin
    Pages 35-51
  3. Joseph A. DiMicco, Robert P. Soltis, Jeffrey J. Anderson, James H. Wible Jr.
    Pages 52-79
  4. Alastair V. Ferguson, Jaideep S. Bains, Vicki L. Lowes
    Pages 80-101
  5. Katsuyuki Ando, Toshiro Fujita
    Pages 102-112
  6. Patrice G. Guyenet, Naohiro Koshiya
    Pages 226-247
  7. George Kunos, Karoly Varga, Samir Zakhari
    Pages 280-296
  8. P. A. Brooks, P. N. Izzo, K. M. Spyer
    Pages 321-337
  9. Alan F. Sved, Kazuyoshi Tsukamoto, Judith C. Sved
    Pages 338-355
  10. Paul I. Korner, Geoffrey A. Head
    Pages 356-374
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 375-388

About this book

Introduction

High blood pressure disease is one of the most prevalent pathological conditions in modem society with potentially serious consequences. During the last two decades major progress has been made in the development of rational approaches to the treatment of high blood pressure. A key factor in this progress has been an increase in our understanding of how the brain controls blood pressure. The chapters in the present book, together with those in a previous volume, provide a broad overview of recent progress in our knowledge of the central neural mechanisms involved in the regulation of the cardiovascular system. It is our hope that these essays by leading experts in the field will not only provide a useful source of information, but will also stimulate inquiry leading to new discoveries in this critically important field of research. George Kunos John Ciriello vii List of Contributors Jeffrey J. Anderson, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46208, USA Katsuyuki Ando, Fourth Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tokyo School of Medicine, Tokyo 112, Japan Jaideep S. Bains, Department of Physiology, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6 Kathleen H. Berecek, Department of Physiology and Biophysics and the Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA Vernon S. Bishop, Department of Physiology, The University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas 78284-7756, USA P. A.

Keywords

blood pressure brain cardiovascular cardiovascular function cardiovascular regulation cardiovascular system catecholamines hypertension neural mechanisms physiology sympathetic tone

Editors and affiliations

  • George Kunos
    • 1
  • John Ciriello
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of Physiology and Pharmacologic StudiesNIAAARockvilleUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysiologyUniversity of Western Ontario, Health Science CentreLondonCanada

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