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Title Cardiomyopathies and heart failure [electronic resource] : biomolecular, infectious, and immune mechanisms / edited by Akira Matsumori.

Published Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xix, 531 p. :) ill. (some col.).
Series Developments in cardiovascular medicine ; v. 248
Developments in cardiovascular medicine ; v. 248.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contributors -- Preface -- I: Introductory Chapter -- II: Cytokines in Cardiomyopathies and Heart Failure -- III: Autoimmunity in Cardiomyopathies and Heart Failure -- IV: Mast Cell Mediators and Human Diseases: Basic Aspects -- V: Mast Cell Mediators and Human Diseases Clinical Aspects -- VI: Viral Etiology of Cardiomyopathies and Heart Failure -- VII: Diagnosis and Treatment of Myocarditis -- VIII: Molecular and Genetic Analyses in Heart Disease -- IX: The Future in the Management of Cardiomyopathies and Heart Failure -- Index.
Summary This volume comprises the most up-to-date account of existing knowledge on the subject of cardiomyopathy and heart failure. Its multidisciplinary approach covers cardiovascular medicine; biochemistry; immunology; molecular biology; virology; epidemiology; and clinical medicine. Cardiomyopathies and Heart Failure: -Covers all major investigational and clinical aspects of the topic; -Provides syntheses as well as reviews; -Offers a unique multidisciplinary and international perspective; -Includes an extensive list of references to relevant work; -Targeted towards practicing physicians and basic researchers.
Other author Matsumori, Akira, 1946-
Subject Myocardium -- Pathophysiology.
Myocardium -- Diseases -- Molecular aspects.
Myocardium -- Diseases -- Immunological aspects.
Heart failure -- Pathophysiology.
Heart failure -- Molecular aspects.
Heart failure -- Immunological aspects.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9781441992642 (electronic bk.)
1441992642 (electronic bk.)
1402074387 (hardback : alk. paper)