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Heart failure; bench to bedside.


Heart failure; bench to bedside.

Marin-Garcia, Jose.

Humana Press Inc.


470 pages




Marin-Garcia (Molecular Cardiology and Neuromuscular Institute) details new findings and emerging methods in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of heart failure, as well as critical clinical evaluation of the complex heart failure syndrome and available and future therapies. Coverage encompasses clinical phenotypes, prevalence, relationship to other diseases, incidence in special populations, clinical terminology, gene profiling and bioenergetics of the normal heart, and molecular, genetic, biochemical, and cellular techniques for understanding pathogenesis and pathophysiology. Later chapters address animal models; molecular, genetic, and metabolic variables; metabolic, signaling pathways; cardiac remodeling, oxidative stress, and alterations in other organs and systems; pathogenesis, clinical presentation, and heart transplantation in children; basic mechanisms and presentation in the elderly; and current and future diagnostic techniques and therapies.

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Date:Dec 1, 2010
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