Cellular And Molecular Pathobiology Of Cardiovascular Disease by Monte WillisCellular And Molecular Pathobiology Of Cardiovascular Disease by Monte Willis

Cellular And Molecular Pathobiology Of Cardiovascular Disease

byMonte WillisEditorJonathon W. Homeister, James R. Stone

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Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of Cardiovascular Diseasefocuses on the pathophysiology of common cardiovascular disease in the context of its underlying mechanisms and molecular biology. This book has been developed from the editors' experiences teaching an advanced cardiovascular pathology course for PhD trainees in the biomedical sciences, and trainees in cardiology, pathology, public health, and veterinary medicine. No other single text-reference combines clinical cardiology and cardiovascular pathology with enough molecular content for graduate students in both biomedical research and clinical departments.

The text is complemented and supported by a rich variety of photomicrographs, diagrams of molecular relationships, and tables. It is uniquely useful to a wide audience of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows in areas from pathology to physiology, genetics, pharmacology, and more, as well as medical residents in pathology, laboratory medicine, internal medicine, cardiovascular surgery, and cardiology.



  • Explains how to identify cardiovascular pathologies and compare with normal physiology to aid research
  • Gives concise explanations of key issues and background reading suggestions
  • Covers molecular bases of diseases for better understanding of molecular events that precede or accompany the development of pathology

About The Author

Monte S. Willis, MD, PhD, MBA is Vice-Chair of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Univeristy of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He is Director of Campus Health Services Laboratory and the McLendon Clinical Laboratories and principal investigator in the McAllister Heart Ins...
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Title:Cellular And Molecular Pathobiology Of Cardiovascular DiseaseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:338 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:January 23, 2014Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0124052061

ISBN - 13:9780124052062

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Table of Contents

1. Molecular Basis of Cardiac Development 2. Cardiac Metabolism in Health and Disease 3. Cardiac Atrophy & Remodeling 4. The Pathophysiology of Cardiac Hypertrophy and Heart Failure 5. Ischemic Heart Disease and its Consequences 6. Pathophysiology of Cardiomyopathies 7. Cellular and Molecular Pathobiology of the Cardiac Conduction System 8. Molecular Pathobiology of Myocarditis 9. Calcific and Degenerative Heart Valve Disease 10. Vasculogenesis and Angiogenesis 11. Diseases of Medium-sized and Small Vessels 12. Pathophysiology of Atherosclerosis 13. Genetic Diseases of the Aorta (Including Aneurysms) 14. Blood Pressure Regulation and Pathology 15. Venous and Arterial Thrombosis 16. The Pericardium and its Diseases

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"The images and illustration quality are exceptional, with a plethora of molecular and biochemical information related to each topic. Readers looking for a detailed reference for participation in research or for a presentation will find this a great resource. Rating: 3 Stars"--Doody's.com, September 5 2014  ".designed to complement standard anatomic cardiovascular textbooks by discussing some areas that are not usually included in them. Among the topics are: the molecular basis of cardiac development; cardiac atrophy and remodeling; the pathophysiology of cardiac hypertrophy and heart failure; ischemic heart disease and its consequences."--ProtoView.com, April 2014