Manual of Gynecardiology

Female-Specific Cardiology

  • Angela H.E.M. Maas
  • C. Noel Bairey Merz

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Angela H. E. M. Maas, C. Noel Bairey Merz
    Pages 1-31
  3. Angela H. E. M. Maas, C. Noel Bairey Merz
    Pages 33-53
  4. Angela H. E. M. Maas, C. Noel Bairey Merz
    Pages 55-76
  5. Angela H. E. M. Maas, C. Noel Bairey Merz
    Pages 87-105
  6. Arantxa Barandiarán Aizpurua, Vanessa van Empel
    Pages 107-116
  7. Angela H. E. M. Maas
    Pages 117-126
  8. Vera Regitz-Zagrosek, Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner, Tobias Pfeffer
    Pages 127-139
  9. Eva Gerdts
    Pages 141-151
  10. Angela H. E. M. Maas, Reinder Evertz
    Pages 153-165
  11. Lene Rørholm Pedersen, Eva Prescott
    Pages 167-181
  12. Mia von Euler
    Pages 183-201
  13. Paula M. C. Mommersteeg, Jos W. M. G. Widdershoven, Willem Johan Kop
    Pages 203-220
  14. Karin Schenck-Gustafsson, Mia von Euler
    Pages 221-233
  15. Susanna Price, Shahana Uddin
    Pages 235-245
  16. Back Matter
    Pages 247-251

About this book


This book provides a much-needed, internationally oriented text, focusing on specific aspects of heart disease in women. Despite the large amount of information available, there is still considerable confusion regarding female patients. As such, the book highlights the health events that occur during aging in women and that may influence the future CVD risk. For instance, pregnancy-related disorders are important predictors for CVD risk in women, and inflammatory diseases like rheumatic, thyroid disorders etc, which also interfere with CVD risk, are also more common in women. Adopting a multidisciplinary approach, including gynecology and endocrinology, it offers separate chapters on female-specific manifestations of ischemic heart disease, such as Tako Tsubo CMP and spontaneous coronary artery dissections. The book also discusses the effects and side effects of important medications. The chapters are clearly formatted, making it easy for readers to find subjects of interest.


coronary artery disease in women gynecardiology female-specific risk factors microvascular disease diastolic heart failure stress-related illness

Editors and affiliations

  • Angela H.E.M. Maas
    • 1
  • C. Noel Bairey Merz
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Cardiology, Women’s Cardiac Health ProgramRadboud University Medical CenterNijmegenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Director Barbra Streisand Women’s Heart Center, Linda Joy Pollin Women’s Heart Health Program, Director Preventive Cardiac Center, Cedars-SinaiLos AngelesUSA

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-54959-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-54960-6
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