Heart-Brain Interactions

  • Giuseppe Di Pasquale
  • Giuseppe Pinelli
Conference proceedings

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIII
  2. Cardiovascular Consequences of Cerebral Damage

  3. Cardiogenic Cerebral Ischemia: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Aspects

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 57-57
    2. C. Fieschi, M. Frontoni, F. Orzi, A. Carolei, CNR Study Group
      Pages 59-64
    3. E. Piccolo, A. Raviele, G. Gasparini
      Pages 65-71
    4. S. Urbinati, G. Di Pasquale, A. Andreoli, G. Pinelli
      Pages 95-107
  4. Cerebrovascular and Coronary Artery Disease

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 109-109
    2. Risk Factors

      1. M. Mancini, A. Postiglione, L. A. Ferrara
        Pages 117-120
    3. Detection of Association

      1. E. Borgatti, A. De Fabritiis, G. Scondotto, A. Marzocchi, A. Amato, E. Conti et al.
        Pages 139-147
    4. Medical Treatment

    5. Surgical Treatment

      1. A. Andreoli, G. Lanzino, P. Limoni, E. Pozzati, F. Tognetti
        Pages 209-219
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 225-228

About these proceedings


In the last decade there has been a growing interest in the study of the interactions between the heart and the brain, especially in the field of cerebral ischemia. The interactions between cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases are of relevance not only for research investigation, but also for clinical implications in the daily clinical practice. i.e. A wealth of information has been gathered particularly on three topics, cardiovascular consequences of cerebral injuries, cardioembolic stroke, and association of carotid and coronary artery disease. The available information, however, is still sparse and fragmentary mainly because of the lack of commun­ ication between neurologists and cardiologists. With the aim of improving communication between several disciplines and technologies, we started to organize since 1987 in Bologna, Italy, an international Symposium on heart­ brain interactions to be held every 3 years. Our intention was to gather prominent clinicians and researchers from outstanding cardiologic and neuro­ logic institutions actively involved in the study of heart-brain interactions. The ambitious goal has been to fit different pieces of information like in a puzzle. This book originates from the contributions presented at the 2nd Sympo­ sium which was held in Bologna on November 30-December 1, 1990. The book is subdivided into three sections: I cardiovascular consequences of cerebral damage, II cardiogenic cerebral ischemia, III cerebrovascular and coronary artery disease.


Cerebrovascular Disease Herzkrankheit arrhythmia brain cardiovascular cerebral ischemia coronary artery disease coronary heart disease embolism heart heart disease ischemic stroke myocardial infarction stroke vascular disease

Editors and affiliations

  • Giuseppe Di Pasquale
    • 1
  • Giuseppe Pinelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of CardiologyBellaria HospitalBolognaItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-76654-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-76652-7
  • Buy this book on publisher's site