The Cardiovascular System

Other | October 16, 1992

byWilliam S. Hoar, William S. Hoar, David J. Randall...

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This book and its companion, Fish Physiology, Volume 12, Part B, are the first major syntheses of recent advances, general concepts, and species diversity of fish in almost 25 years. It provides broad coverage of the major aspects of cardiovascular physiology and is a definitive sourcebook for the field. This book discusses the special design of the venous system in aquatic vertebrates, reviews the nature of the secondary circulation in fish, and discusses the probable absence of the lymphatic system. It is of value to teachers in comparative physiology as well as to the researcher.

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This book and its companion, Fish Physiology, Volume 12, Part B, are the first major syntheses of recent advances, general concepts, and species diversity of fish in almost 25 years. It provides broad coverage of the major aspects of cardiovascular physiology and is a definitive sourcebook for the field. This book discusses the special...

Tony Farrell is a graduate of Bath University, where he was fortunate to study with Peter Lutz. His fortunes grew further when he moved in 1974 to Canada and the Zoology Department at the University of British Columbia to complete his Ph.D. degree under the superb tutelage of Dave Randall. In 2004, Tony returned to UBC when he accepted...

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Format:OtherDimensions:340 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:October 16, 1992Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080585353

ISBN - 13:9780080585352

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Table of Contents

Contents of Part B.
List of Contributors.
Preface.
Contents of Other Volumes.
The Heart,A.P. Farrell and D.R. Jones.
The Arterial System,P.G. Bushnell, D.R. Jones and A.P. Farrell.
The Venous System,G.H. Satchell.
The Secondary Vascular System,J.F. Steffensen and J.P. Lomholt.
Cardiac Energy Metabolism,W.R. Driedzic.
Excitation-Contraction Coupling in the Teleost Heart,G.F. Tibbits, C.D. Moyes and L. Hove-Madsen.
Author Index.
Systematic Index.
Subject Index.