Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Inflammatory Heart Diseases

Edited by Wilbert S. Aronow

New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center


Takashi Murashita

University of Missouri

Inflammatory Heart Diseases presents comprehensive information on pericardial diseases, cardiomyopathies, and atherosclerotic cardiovascular diseases. Chapters are written by experts in the field and cover such topics as advanced concepts in pericardial disease, pericardial disease in the elderly, inflammation and diabetic cardiomyopathy, medical imaging in myocarditis, and the role of lifestyle in development of coronary heart disease, among others.

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Inflammatory Heart DiseasesEdited by Wilbert S. Aronow

Published: December 18th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77708

ISBN: 978-1-78985-276-9

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-275-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-238-4

Copyright year: 2019

Books open for chapter submissions

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1. Prologue: Introduction to Advanced Concepts in Pericardial Disease

By Takashi Murashita


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2. Pericardial Diseases in Elderly Patients

By Ammar Athar, Kartik Dhaduk and Wilbert S. Aronow


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3. Tuberculous Pericarditis

By Picco José Miguel


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4. Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis (CCP) in Africa: Epidemiology, Etiology, Diagnosis, and Surgical Treatment

By Koffi Herve Yangni-Angate


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5. Pericardial Diseases: Surgery for Pericardial Effusion

By Ing Xiang Soo


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6. Anaesthesia for Patients with Pericardial Disease

By Michelle Correia


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7. Inflammation and Diabetic Cardiomyopathy

By Manal M.A. Smail, Chris F. Howarth, Jaipaul Singh and Abla Mohamed Ismail


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8. Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: Facts and Figures

By Nissar Shaikh, Firdos Ummunnisa, Arshad Chanda, Mohammad A. Imran, Adel Ganaw, Umm-e-Amara, Zia Mahmood, M.A. Rahman, Mohammad Nayeemuddin, Moad Ehfeda, Muhammad Zubair, Ahmed Atef Shible, Ranjan Matthias, Muhammad Shakeel Riaz, Hafiz Hamid Habib, Masood Khattak and A.R. Raju Vegesna


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9. Application of Medical Imaging in Diagnosis and Assessment of Myocarditis and Pericarditis

By Yousif Mohamed Y. Abdallah and Nouf H. Abuhadi


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10. Atherosclerosis at Extracranial Carotid Vessels and Serum Homocysteine

By Mei-Ling Sharon Tai, Kuo Ghee Ong, Tsun Haw Toh, Hafez Hussain, Abdul Rashid Mat Mahidin and Esther Kar Mun Yeow


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11. The Role of Lifestyle in Development of Coronary Heart Disease

By Sushama J. Bhosale


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