Myocardial Failure

  • G. Riecker
  • A. Weber
  • J. F. Goodwin
  • H.-D. Bolte
  • B. Lüderitz
  • B. E. Strauer
  • E. Erdmann
Conference proceedings

Part of the International Boehringer Mannheim Symposia book series (BOEHRINGER)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIV
  2. Molecular Basis of Myocardial Function

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1 -1
    2. Regulatory and Contractile Proteins

    3. Sarcoplasmatic Reticulum

      1. W. Hasselbach
        Pages 70-71
      2. N. Briggs, J. Shiner, N. Gleason, F. Bruni, J. Solaro
        Pages 80-89
    4. Membrane-Bound Receptors

      1. R. J. Lefkowitz
        Pages 102-103
      2. E. Erdmann, W. Krawietz, P. Presek
        Pages 120-131
      3. H. Glossmann, C. J. Struck, C. Konrad, W. Krawietz, D. Poppert, E. Erdmann et al.
        Pages 132-152
  3. Clinical Aspects of Myocardial Failure

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 163-163
    2. New Diagnostic Procedures

      1. J. F. Goodwin
        Pages 164-166
      2. R. J. Richardson
        Pages 167-174
      3. E. G. J. Olsen, R. A. Florio
        Pages 175-184
      4. S. E. Read, M. A. Engle, J. B. Zabriskie
        Pages 201-208
    3. Problems of Etiology and Classification

  4. Clinical Pharmacology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 291-291
    2. Usefulness of Cardioactive Agents

      1. W. Klaus
        Pages 292-292
      2. B. Lüderitz, C. Naumann d’Alnoncourt, G. Steinbeck
        Pages 298-310
      3. B. E. Strauer, W. Schulze
        Pages 311-328
    3. Drugs Influencing Myocardial Contractility

      1. H. Reuter
        Pages 330-330
      2. R. W. Tsien, R. Weingart, W. J. Lederer, R. S. Kass
        Pages 331-343
      3. C. M. Oakley
        Pages 344-352
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 369-374

About these proceedings


More than 10 years have passed since the memorable symposium on "Myocardial Contractility," edited by R. D. Tanz, F. Kavaler and J. Roberts (New York and London, Academic Press, 1967). PathogeneSis of myocardial failure still involves many questions. The latest scien­ tific findings on fundamentals of myocardial contraction encouraged us to organize this international symposium held in Rottach-Egern at Tegernsee (Germany), June 17 to 19, 1976 sponsored by the European Society of Cardio~ogy. It seemed appropriate to assemble prominent workers in this field in an attempt to correlate their respective in­ formation on cardiac function. In this connection it must be remembered that our present understand­ ing of the cardiovascular system and today's therapeutic and preventive measures are the fruits of yesterday's research. Further progress in this field will be conditioned by various circumstances: to win highly motivated creative people for clinical research, to mediate time and contacts for their learning new methods, and to provide adequate faci­ lities for scientific work in our hospitals. Therefore, the aim of the conference was to discuss those aspects of myocardial failure, that are believed to require further studies in the future by integrated efforts of research workers in several disciplines, especially to promote the pertinent exchange of ideas between basic and clinical research.


Failure Weber cardiac function cardiology cardiovascular cardiovascular system diseases heart hospital

Editors and affiliations

  • G. Riecker
    • 1
  • A. Weber
    • 2
  • J. F. Goodwin
    • 3
  • H.-D. Bolte
    • 1
  • B. Lüderitz
    • 1
  • B. E. Strauer
    • 1
  • E. Erdmann
    • 1
  1. 1.Medizinische Klinik IKlinikum GroßhadernMünchen 70Germany
  2. 2.School of Medicine, Department of BiochemistryUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Hammersmith HospitalRoyal Postgraduate Medical School, University of LondonLondon W12England

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1977
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-08225-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-46352-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0173-0282
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