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Heart Disease in Women $130.00
Editors: Benjamin V. Lardner and Harrison R. Pennelton
Book Description:
Heart disease is an umbrella term for a number of different diseases affecting the heart. As of 2007, it is the leading cause of death in the United States,England, Canada and Wales, killing one person every 34 seconds in the United States alone.Heart disease is synonymous with cardiac disease but not with cardiovascular disease which is any disease of the heart or blood vessels. Among the many types of heart disease are, for example: Angina; Arrhythmia; Congenital heart disease; Coronary artery disease (CAD); Dilated cardiomyopathy; Heart attack (myocardial infarction); Heart failure; Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy; Mitral regurgitation; Mitral valve prolapse; and Pulmonary stenosis. This new book brings together important recent research on heart disease with a focus on women and heart disease.

Table of Contents:

Cardiac Rehabilitation: Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women pp. 1-36
(Richard Snow,Michelle LaLonde,Cheryla Graffagnino,Kathy Spencer,Teresa Culin-Glaser)

Effects of Estrogen and Its Receptors on Myocardial Infraction pp. 37-61
(Jiang Hong,Chen Jing,He Bo,Lu Zhi-bing,Wuhan University,China)

Preeclampsia and risk of cardiovascular disease: epidemiology and pathophysiology pp. 63-74
(Giovanna Ogge,Simona Cardaropoli,Tullia Todros,University of Turin,Italy)

Diabetes and the risk of Coronary Heart Disease among Women pp. 75-85
(Gang Hu)

The impact of heart rate as a cardiovascular risk pp. 87-99
(Taku Inoue,University of the Ryukyus,Kunitoshi Iseli,University of the Ryukyus)

Women in a World of Men's Disease- The Case of Female Cardiac Patients pp. 101-120
(Michal Rassin, Assef Harofeh Medical Center, Beer-Yakov, Israel)

Thromboembolism and Coronary Heart Disease: In Which Aspects Are Women Different? pp. 121-146
(Sigrid Nikol, Westfalische Wilhelm University, Germany, and Katharina Middendorf, Ludwig Maximilian University, Germany)

Aging Women and Coronary Heart Disease pp. 147-207
Marek A. Kosmicki, Hanna Szwed,II Department of Coronary Artery Disease, Institute of Cardiology, Warszawa, Poland)

Prognosis of Women with Acute Coronary Syndromes: An Overview pp. 209-219
(Andreja Sinkovic, Department of Medical Intensive Care, General Hospital Maribor, Slovenia)

The Effects of Aging on the Electrophysiological Properties of the Atrial Myocardium in Women with and Without Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation pp. 221-234
(Osmar Antonio Centurịn, Akihiko Shimizu, Shojiro Isomoto, Division of Electrophysiology and Arrhythmias, Cardiovascular Institute, Sanatorio Migonebattilana, Asuncịn, Paraguay)

Women and Angina Pectoris: Emergency Department and Diagnostic Difficulties in an Undeveloped Community pp. 235-243
(Esed Omerkic, Emergency, Health center Zivinice, Fahir Barakovic, Bosnia and Herzegovina)


      Cardiology Research and Clinical Developments
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2009
   Pages: 268 pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-60741-090-4
   Status: AV
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