Molecular Basis of Cardiovascular Disease: A Companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease

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Saunders, 2004 - Medical - 713 pages
The 2nd Edition of this heralded companion to Braunwald's Heart Disease explores the molecular mechanisms of cardiology and the scientific advances that are changing the practice of cardiology today. International experts discuss the role of genetics in cardiovascular disease · the molecular basis of ischemic disease, thrombosis and hypertension · genetic mapping approaches to inherited disorders · biologically targeted agents for hypertension and heart failure · and much more. Abundant figures and tables illustrate key concepts.

  • Addresses most common cardiovascular problems from a molecular standpoint.
  • Explores developing treatments for cardiovascular problems based on genetics.
  • Provides references to Braunwald's Heart Disease, 6th Edition

  • Examines today's cutting edge advances in molecular cardiology and the future of gene therapy,
  • Examines the implications of cellular cholesterol metabolism in health and disease.
  • Delivers up-to-date information on understanding the origin of inherited disease.

With 55 additional contributing experts.

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SECTION 4 28 Blood Coagulation and Atherothrombosis 498
SECTION 1 11 Development of Cardiac Pacemaking
Model Organisms for Cardiac Disease Gene 13 Pharyngeal Apparatus and Cardiac Neural

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