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The Cardiovascular System

Physiology, Diagnostics and Clinical Implications

Edited by David C. Gaze

St. George's Hospital & Medical School, University of London

The cardiovascular system includes the heart located centrally in the thorax and the vessels of the body which carry blood. The cardiovascular (or circulatory) system supplies oxygen from inspired air, via the lungs to the tissues around the body. It is also responsible for the removal of the waste product, carbon dioxide via air expired from the lungs. The cardiovascular system also transports nutrients such as electrolytes, amino acids, enzymes, hormones which are integral to cellular respiration, metabolism and immunity. This book is not meant to be an all encompassing text on cardiovascular physiology and pathology rather a selection of chapters from experts in the field who describe recent advances in basic and clinical sciences. As such, the text is divided into three main sections: Cardiovascular Physiology, Cardiovascular Diagnostics and lastly, Clinical Impact of Cardiovascular Physiology and Pathophysiology.

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1. Control of Cardiovascular System

By Mikhail Rudenko, Olga Voronova, Vladimir Zernov, Konstantin Mamberger, Dmitry Makedonsky, Sergey Rudenko and Sergey Kolmakov

1833

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2. Molecular Control of Smooth Muscle Cell Differentiation Marker Genes by Serum Response Factor and Its Interacting Proteins

By Tadashi Yoshida

1392

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3. Trans Fatty Acids and Human Health

By Sebastjan Filip and Rajko Vidrih

2115

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4. Control and Coordination of Vasomotor Tone in the Microcirculation

By Mauricio A. Lillo, Francisco R. Pérez, Mariela Puebla, Pablo S. Gaete and Xavier F. Figueroa

1818

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5. Hemodynamics

By Ali Nasimi

3057

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6. Adenosinergic System in the Mesenteric Vessels

By Ana Leitão-Rocha, Joana Beatriz Sousa and Carmen Diniz

966

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7. Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase, Nitric Oxide and Metabolic Disturbances in the Vascular System

By Grażyna Lutosławska

1834

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8. The Diagnostic Performance of Cardiovascular System and Evaluation of Hemodynamic Parameters Based on Heart Cycle Phase Analysis

By Mikhail Rudenko, Olga Voronova, Vladimir Zernov, Konstantin Mamberger, Dmitry Makedonsky, Sergey Rudenko, Yuri Fedossov, Alexander Duyzhikov, Anatoly Orlov and Sergey Sobin

1413

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9. Biophysical Phenomena in Blood Flow System in the Process of Indirect Arterial Pressure Measurement

By Mikhail Rudenko, Olga Voronova and Vladimir Zernov

2586

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10. Interrelation Between the Changes of Phase Functions of Cardiac Muscle Contraction and Biochemical Processes as an Algorithm for Identifying Local Pathologies in Cardiovascular System

By Yury Fedosov, Stanislav Zhigalov, Mikhail Rudenko, Vladimir Zernov and Olga Voronova

1176

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11. Application of Computational Intelligence Techniques for Cardiovascular Diagnostics

By C. Nataraj, A. Jalali and P. Ghorbanian

1140

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12. Analysis of Time Course Changes in the Cardiovascular Response to Head-Up Tilt in Fighter Pilots

By David G. Newman and Robin Callister

1135

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13. Physical Activity and Cardiovascular Health

By Raul A. Martins

1261

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14. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors

By Reza Amani and Nasrin Sharifi

1521

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15. Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Problems in the Development of Cognitive Impairment: For Medical Professionals Involved in the Treatment of Atherosclerosis

By Michihiro Suwa

974

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16. French Paradox, Polyphenols and Cardiovascular Protection: The Oestrogenic Receptor-α Implication

By Tassadit Benaissa, Thierry Ragot and Angela Tesse

1684

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17. Importance of Dermatology in Infective Endocarditis

By Servy Amandine, Jones Meriem and Valeyrie-Allanore Laurence

1585

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18. Cardiovascular Risk Factors: Implications in Diabetes, Other Disease States and Herbal Drugs

By Steve Ogbonnia

1833

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19. Morphology and Functional Changes of Intestine, Trophology Status and Systemic Inflammation in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure

By G.P. Arutyunov and N.A. Bylova

1092

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20. Evaluation and Treatment of Hypotension in Premature Infants

By Shoichi Ezaki and Masanori Tamura

5575

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21. Role of Echocardiography in Research into Neglected Cardiovascular Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa

By Ana Olga Mocumbi

1814

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22. Psychophysiological Cardiovascular Functioning in Hostile Defensive Women

By Francisco Palmero and Cristina Guerrero

931

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