Pathophysiology and Pharmacotherapy of Cardiovascular Disease

  • Gowraganahalli Jagadeesh
  • Pitchai Balakumar
  • Khin Maung-U

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Heart Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Tina Shah, Nicolas Palaskas, Biykem Bozkurt
      Pages 3-20
    3. John W. McEvoy, Roger S. Blumenthal, Erin D. Michos
      Pages 21-36
    4. Leany Capote, Ruth Nyakundi, Brandon Martinez, Anastasios Lymperopoulos
      Pages 37-55
    5. Nadjib Hammoudi, Djamel Lebeche
      Pages 57-81
    6. Brian Olshansky, Renee M. Sullivan, Wilson S. Colucci, Hani N. Sabbah
      Pages 107-128
    7. Philip B. Adamson, Emilio Vanoli, Eduardo Gronda
      Pages 129-149
    8. Elizabeth A. Hausner
      Pages 179-192
    9. Nicholas Phreaner, Kevin Shah, Alan Maisel
      Pages 211-229
    10. Ioana Barb, Britta Vogel, Hugo A. Katus, Benjamin Meder
      Pages 231-252
    11. Michael G. Katz, Anthony S. Fargnoli, Andrew P. Kendle, Charles R. Bridges
      Pages 265-287
  3. Cardiac Hypertrophy and Cardiomyopathy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 289-289
    2. Roy Beigel, Robert J. Siegel, Florian Rader
      Pages 291-324
    3. Christian Kuhn, Susanne Hille, Norbert Frey
      Pages 343-371
  4. Coronary Heart Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 373-373
    2. Mahmoud H. Abdou, Niels Engberding, Nanette K. Wenger
      Pages 397-424
    3. John D. Parker
      Pages 443-466
    4. Daniel M. Shivapour, A. Michael Lincoff
      Pages 467-493
    5. Eliano Pio Navarese, Mariusz Kowalewski, Michalina Kołodziejczak
      Pages 495-524
  5. Atherosclerosis and Hyperlipidemia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 525-525
    2. Kazuyuki Yahagi, Harry R. Davis, Michael Joner, Renu Virmani
      Pages 527-546
    3. Estelle R. Simo Cheyou, Ashok K. Srivastava
      Pages 547-561
    4. Antonio M. Gotto Jr., Henry J. Pownall
      Pages 589-611
    5. Prem Pais, Deepak Y. Kamath, Alben Sigamani, Denis Xavier
      Pages 613-632
  6. Hypertension

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 633-633
    2. Yoshihiro Kokubo, Yoshio Iwashima, Kei Kamide
      Pages 635-653
    3. Michel Burnier, Grégoire Wuerzner
      Pages 655-683
    4. Georg B. Ehret
      Pages 685-694
    5. Marcelo Rizzatti Luizon, Valeria Cristina Sandrim
      Pages 695-707
    6. Yuan Li, Madhu B. Anand-Srivastava
      Pages 709-721
    7. Pitchai Balakumar, Gowraganahalli Jagadeesh
      Pages 751-806
    8. Yoshihiko Kanno, Yoichi Ohno, Tsuneo Takenaka
      Pages 807-822
    9. Domenic A. Sica
      Pages 823-851
    10. Jaya Mallidi, C. Gabriela Macías, Amir S. Lotfi
      Pages 869-886
    11. Giuliano Tocci, Massimo Volpe
      Pages 887-902
    12. Michel Burnier
      Pages 919-933
    13. Joshua I. Barzilay, Paul K. Whelton, Barry R. Davis
      Pages 935-948

About this book


The present book covers the basic principles of cardiovascular physiology, pathophysiology and advanced pharmacology with particular emphasis on cellular mechanisms of drug action. It provides an update on the progress made in several aspects of cardiovascular diseases so that it might kindle scientists and clinicians alike in furthering basic and translational research. In addition, the book is expected to fill imperative gaps in understanding and optimally treating cardiovascular disease.


Advanced pharmacology Cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular pathophysiology Cardiovascular physiology Celllular mechanisms of drug action

Editors and affiliations

  • Gowraganahalli Jagadeesh
    • 1
  • Pitchai Balakumar
    • 2
  • Khin Maung-U
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Division of Cardiovascular and Renal ProductsUS Food and Drug AdministrationSilver SpringUSA
  2. 2.Pharmacology UnitAIMST UniversityBedongMalaysia
  3. 3.Center for Drug Evaluation and Research Division of Cardiovascular and Renal ProductsUS Food and Drug AdministrationSilver SpringUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015
  • Publisher Name Adis, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-15960-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-15961-4
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