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The Role of Inflammatory Mediators in the Failing Heart

  • Douglas L. Mann

Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 236)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Kai C. Wollert, Helmut Drexler
    Pages 27-34
  3. Walter J. Paulus
    Pages 35-48
  4. Charles F. McTiernan, Toshi Kadokami, Yun You Li, Arthur M. Feldman
    Pages 59-68
  5. Akira Matsumori, Shigetake Sasayama
    Pages 69-76
  6. Alex Perez-Verdia, Sonny J. Stetson, Susan McRee, Wojciech Mazur, Michael M. Koerner, Guillermo Torre-Amione
    Pages 77-81
  7. Anita Deswal, Arunima Misra, Biykem Bozkurt
    Pages 83-91
  8. Stefan D. Anker, Rakesh Sharma
    Pages 93-103
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 105-110

About this book

Introduction

Although clinicians have recognized the importance of inflammatory mediators in the pathogenesis of heart disease for well over 200 years, it has taken nearly as many years for clinicians and scientists to focus on the basic biological mechanisms by which inflammatory mediators contribute to the pathogenesis of cardiac disease states. Over the past decade there has been increasing interest in the potential role that inflammatory mediators, play in a variety of cardiac disease states, including chronic heart failure.
The Role of Inflammatory Mediators in the Failing Heart provides a state-of-the-art review on inflammatory mediators and the failing heart. This book will serve both as a useful introduction to the field, as well as an update for those interested in the role of inflammatory mediators and the failing heart.

Keywords

cytokine cytokines heart heart disease heart failure immunomodulation inflammation necrosis nitric oxide pathogenesis therapy tumor

Editors and affiliations

  • Douglas L. Mann
    • 1
  1. 1.Baylor College of MedicineHoustonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4615-1449-7
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2001
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-5559-5
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4615-1449-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0166-9842
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