Principles of Molecular Cardiology

  • Marschall S. Runge
  • Cam Patterson

Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Overview

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Christopher Semsarian, Christine Seidman
      Pages 3-9
    3. Eugene Yang, Scott M. Wasserman, Tatsuro Ishida, Raymond Tabibiazar, Thomas Quertermous
      Pages 11-43
    4. Yi Chu, Neal L. Weintraub, Donald D. Heistad
      Pages 57-69
    5. Jalees Rehman, Keith L. March
      Pages 71-80
  3. Myocardial Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
    2. Mabelle Ashe, David Bader
      Pages 83-103
    3. Elizabeth M. McNally
      Pages 105-122
    4. Shayela Suvarna, Liza Barki-Harrington, Miwako Suzuki, Philippe Le Corvoisier, Howard A. Rockman
      Pages 123-143
    5. Tony Tran, Roger D. Rossen, Douglas L. Mann
      Pages 145-153
    6. Vidu Garg, Deepak Srivastava
      Pages 155-164
  4. Coronary Artery Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Mark W. Majesky
      Pages 167-183
    3. George A. Stouffer
      Pages 185-201
    4. Karlheinz Peter
      Pages 203-218
    5. D. Douglas Miller, Steven C. Herrmann
      Pages 219-241
    6. Joannis Vamvakopoulos, Einari Aavik, Daniel du Toit, Pekka Häyry, Minnie Sarwal
      Pages 243-270
    7. Guy L. Reed III
      Pages 271-290
    8. Julius Aitsebaomo, Martin Moser, Susan Smyth, Cam Patterson
      Pages 291-308
  5. Arrhythmias

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 309-309
    2. Takashi Mikawa, Robert G. Gourdie, Kimiko Takebayashi-Suzuki, Nobuyuki Kanzawa, David J. Pennisi, Clifton P. Poma et al.
      Pages 311-321
    3. Wayne E. Cascio
      Pages 323-351
    4. J. Kevin Donahue, Eduardo Marbán
      Pages 353-358
    5. Kui Hong, Ramon Brugada
      Pages 359-365
  6. Vascular Diseases

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 367-367
    2. Jai Pal Singh, J. Anthony Ware
      Pages 369-385
    3. Ronald J. Falk, J. Charles Jennette
      Pages 399-411
    4. Evangelos D. Michelakis, Stephen L. Archer
      Pages 413-435
    5. Douglas A. Marchuk
      Pages 437-450
    6. Stephan Moll, Gilbert C. White II
      Pages 451-471
  7. Risk Factors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 473-473
    2. Ngoc-Anh Le, W. Virgil Brown
      Pages 475-516
    3. Samer S. Najjar, Edward G. Lakatta
      Pages 517-547
    4. Nageswara R. Madamanchi, Marschall S. Runge
      Pages 549-562
    5. David R. Clemmons
      Pages 563-575
    6. Allan R. Brasier, Adrian Recinos III, Mohsen S. Eledrisi
      Pages 577-604
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 605-617

About this book


In recent years our understanding of the genetic links to cardiovascular disease has increased dramatically, helping to redefine the etiology and diagnostic criteria for numerous conditions, and allowing the development of novel, individualized treatments. In Principles of Molecular Cardiology leading specialists explore all the latest developments in molecular cardiologic research and therapy. The authors explain in a concise yet readable style the complex process of the heart's development, the molecular bases of cardiovascular diseases, and the translation of these research advances to actual clinical treatments. The expert information provided here serves as an invaluable building block for novel treatments of cardiovascular diseases, and includes a comprehensive discussion of cardiac function and dysfunction, coronary artery disease, cardiac arrhythmias, vascular diseases, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease. These state-of-the-art approaches to molecular cardiologic research include critical discussion of such topics as the molecular events that regulate angiogenesis and the potential for angiogenic therapy, emerging therapies for arrhythmias, and a description of the molecular biology of aging and its impact on the cardiovascular system.
Authoritative and up-to-date, Principles of Molecular Cardiology offers cardiovascular scientists and fellows not only a quick yet insightful tour from bench to bedside of the molecular mechanisms underlying cardiovascular disease, but also an introduction to the just-now emerging therapies based on our enriched understanding of the heart's molecular biology and genetics.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Marschall S. Runge
    • 1
  • Cam Patterson
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MedicineUNC School of MedicineChapell Hill
  2. 2.Carolina Cardiovascular Biology CenterChapel Hill

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Humana Press Inc. 2005
  • Publisher Name Humana Press
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-58829-201-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-59259-878-6
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