Coronary Heart Disease

Clinical, Pathological, Imaging, and Molecular Profiles

  • Zeev Vlodaver
  • Robert F. Wilson
  • Daniel J. Garry

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Zeev Vlodaver, John R. Lesser
    Pages 1-18
  3. Jamie L. Lohr, Cindy M. Martin, Daniel J. Garry
    Pages 19-42
  4. Richard W. Asinger, Fouad A. Bachour, Gautam R. Shroff
    Pages 43-62
  5. Sharmila Dorbala, Marcelo F. Di Carli
    Pages 63-81
  6. Marc C. Newell, Robert S. Schwartz, John R. Lesser
    Pages 83-95
  7. Robert F. Wilson, Zeev Vlodaver
    Pages 97-124
  8. Thomas Knickelbine, Michael Bolooki, Zeev Vlodaver
    Pages 125-157
  9. Masataka Nakano, Frank D. Kolodgie, Fumiyuki Otsuka, Saami K. Yazdani, Elena R. Ladich, Renu Virmani
    Pages 187-197
  10. Jennifer L. Hall, Ryan J. Palacio, Eric M. Meslin
    Pages 199-217
  11. Michael Sean McMurtry, Evangelos D. Michelakis
    Pages 219-237
  12. Jay H. Traverse
    Pages 239-247
  13. Jonathan M. W. Slack, James R. Dutton
    Pages 249-260
  14. Rita C. R. Perlingeiro
    Pages 261-270
  15. Santiago Garcia, Edward O. McFalls
    Pages 271-290
  16. Shannon M. Mackey-Bojack, Emily R. Duncanson, Susan J. Roe
    Pages 291-305
  17. Robert F. Wilson
    Pages 307-320
  18. Zeev Vlodaver, Robert F. Wilson
    Pages 321-347
  19. Gary S. Francis, Daniel J. Garry
    Pages 349-364

About this book


Coronary Heart Disease: Clinical, Pathological, Imaging, and Molecular Profiles presents a comprehensive picture of ischemic heart disease for practitioners, students, and investigators dealing with the varied facets of this complex subject.  Individual chapters introduce the anatomy of the coronary blood vessels and cardiac development, while others consider current imaging modalities utilized for ischemic heart disease, including stress echo, nuclear diagnostic tests, non-invasive coronary artery imaging, and coronary angiography. Imaging chapters provide key clinical information on techniques and indications, and include examples of both normal and abnormal patterns.

The principle thrust of the book concerns coronary atherosclerosis, the pathology of which is presented in conjunction with the results of anatomic, non-invasive imaging and angiographic studies. Related chapters cover atherogenesis, presenting new insights into the pathophysiology of the vulnerable plaque, the role of progenitor cells in vascular injury, inflammation and atherogenesis, and the genomics of vascular remodeling. Additional topics covered include angina pectoris, acute coronary syndromes, healed myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure, catheter-based and surgical revascularization, and surgical treatment of myocardial infarction and its sequelae.

With contributions from a diverse group of internationally-known physicians with broad experience in the diagnosis and treatment of coronary heart disease, this book will be a valuable resource for practitioners in clinical cardiology, thoracic surgery, pathology, and cardiovascular molecular research, as well as for students in training.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Zeev Vlodaver
    • 1
  • Robert F. Wilson
    • 2
  • Daniel J. Garry
    • 3
  1. 1.St. PaulUSA
  2. 2.University of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA
  3. 3.4-112 Nils Hasselmo HallUniversity of MinnesotaMinneapolisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Medicine
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-1474-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-1475-9
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