Catecholamines and the Heart

Recent Advances in Experimental and Clinical Research

  • W. Delius
  • E. Gerlach
  • H. Grobecker
  • W. Kübler

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. Sympathetic Nerves and Adrenergic Receptors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages IN1-IN1
    2. H. Seller, J. Czachurski, K. Dembowsky
      Pages 1-10
    3. E. Carlsson, A. Hedberg, H. Mattsson
      Pages 19-28
    4. E. Bassenge, J. Holtz
      Pages 39-52
    5. G. Baumann, G. Riess, S. B. Felix, W. D. Erhardt, U. Loher, L. Ludwig et al.
      Pages 72-91
    6. J. M. Saavedra, J. Fernandez-Pardal, P. Guicheney, J. B. Furness, R. McCarty, B. Rouot et al.
      Pages 92-106
  3. Biochemical and Physiological Implications of Adrenergic Receptor Stimulation

  4. Pathophysiological, Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects of Catecholamines and Adrenergic Receptors

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 210-210
    2. O. Penttilä, E. Merikallio, E. Klinge, P. Siltanen, J. Pispa, K. Kyösola
      Pages 211-222
    3. P. Dominiak, W. Schulz, W. Delius, G. Kober, H. Grobecker
      Pages 223-235
    4. W. Mäurer, R. Tschada, J. Manthey, A. Ablasser, W. Kübler
      Pages 236-246
    5. M. E. Bertrand, J. M. Lablanche, P. Y. Tilmant, F. P. Thieuleux
      Pages 257-268
    6. F. Waagstein, K. Swedberg, I. Wallentin, U. Baandrup, Å. Hjalmarson
      Pages 304-312
    7. J. Manthey, R. Dietz, E. Hackenthal, Y. N. Ke, H. Leinberger, A. Schömig et al.
      Pages 338-344
    8. P. R. Lichtlen, H. J. Engel, I. Amende
      Pages 345-362
    9. G. Kober, R. Hopf, S. Dowinsky, M. Kaltenbach
      Pages 371-378
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 379-386

About these proceedings


An International Symposium "Catecholamines and the Heart" was held in Munich in May 1981, which was organized in cooperation with the Council on Cardiac Metabolism of the International Society and Federation of Cardiology and with the Microcirculation Working Group of the European Society of Cardiology. It was the aim of the organizers to evaluate in this Symposium the recent advances made in the field of sympathetic control of heart function. Particular attention was given to neural sympathetic pathways, to mechanisms and consequences of adrenoceptor stimulation and blockade as well as to clinically relevant implications mainly regarding the significance of catecholamines and of adrenoceptors in various heart diseases. The broad scope was covered in 34 papers presented by physiologists, pharmacologists and cardiologists during a two day meeting which was attended by an international audience. This book includes all papers as well as the discussions following each presentation. To accomplish rapid publication the manuscripts are published as submitted by the authors. The discussions were edited making use of the written questions and answers of the discussants. The Symposium was generously sponsored by Astra Chemicals GmbH, Wedell Holstein, Germany, which thus made possible a very fruitful exchange of information, ideas and concepts between specialists in various disciplines. The organizers gratefully acknowledge this support once again and would like to thank Dr. T. Kreuzer, the representative of Astra Chemicals, for his personal engagement.


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Editors and affiliations

  • W. Delius
    • 1
  • E. Gerlach
    • 2
  • H. Grobecker
    • 3
  • W. Kübler
    • 4
  1. 1.Medizinische AbteilungKrankenhaus Kempfenhausen der Stadt MüchenGermany
  2. 2.Physiologisches InstitutUniversität MüchenGermany
  3. 3.Lehrstuhl für PharmakologieUniversität RegensburgGermany
  4. 4.Abteilung Innere Medizin III (Kardiologie)Medizinische Klinik der Universität HeidelbergGermany

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1981
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-68323-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-68321-3
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