Recent Advances in Geriatrics by Mario Barbagallo

Recent Advances in Geriatrics

EditorMario Barbagallo, Giuseppe Licata, James R. Sowers

Hardcover | January 31, 1998

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Contains 31 papers from a March 1997 conference, by clinicians and scientists from Italy and North America. Provides a multidisciplinary approach to many gerontological and geriatric problems, examining aspects of the aging process including genetics, body composition, and immunological, endocrinological, and renal physiology changes. Particular attention is given to aging of the cardiovascular system Data from a multi-center Italian study on centenarians is reported, along with an update on clinical and pharmacological approaches to dementia syndromes and economic and social aspects related to care of the elderly. A final section is devoted to changes in calcium metabolism and senile osteoporosis. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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Title:Recent Advances in GeriatricsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:302 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:January 31, 1998Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306457792

ISBN - 13:9780306457791

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Recent Advances in Gerontology and Geriatrics in Italy; P.U. Carbonin. Body Composition in the Elderly; G. Enzi et al.. Neuroendocrine System and Aging Processes G. Valenti. Ionic Hypothesis of Aging-Role of Intracellular Ions in the Development of Hypertension and Insulin Resistance; M. Barbagallo et al.. Recent Aspects of Renal Pathophysiology in the Elderly; A. Ungar et al.. Aging and Endothelium Function; S. Taddei et al.. Vascular Changes and Aging; S. Novo et al.. Oxidative Stress and Advancing Age: Impact on Blood Pressure; G. Paolisso et al.. Hypertension in the Elderly-Hormonal and Therapeutic Aspects; H. Gavras, I. Gavras. Metabolic and Cardiovascular Manifestations of Hypertension in the Elderly; V. Rajkumar et al. Effect of Hypertension and Diabetes on the Aging Kidney; Y. Makrilakis, G.L. Bakris. Clinical Features of Hypertension in the Elderly; G. Abate et al.. The Aging Heart; M. Varricchio et al.. Early Markers of Cardiovascular Damage; G. Licata. Congestive Heart Failure in the Elderly ; F. Rengo et al.. The Role of Autonomic Nervous System in Cardiac Failure: Realities and Myths, Perspectives; G. Piccirillo et al.. Treatment of Congestive Heart Failure in the Elderly; G. Parrinello et al..14 additional articl'es. Index.