Item description for Inflammatory Cardiomyopathy (DCMi) - Pathogenesis and Therapy (Progress in Inflammation Research) by Heinz-Peter Schultheiss, Michel Noutsias, Kate W. Harris, W. Stephen Howard, Ernest Bower, Roger Wolter & Cory Doctorow...
Cardiomyopathy is one of the most frequent causes of heart failure and a leading entity of cardiac transplantation in the era of modern heart failure regimens. This volume focuses on major advances in inflammatory cardiomyopathy (DCMi) during the past 10 years.
The book is divided up into the following sections; 1. Myotarditis and inflammatory cardiomyopathy clinical management, epidemiotogy and prognosis; 2. Animal Models of myocarditis autoimmunity and viral infection; therapeutic interventions; 3. Alterations of the immune system in human viral and inflammatory cardiomyopathy; 4. Diagnosis of inflammatory ind viral cardiomyopathy; 5. Treatment strategies in inflammatory cardiomyopathy patients.
An international group of authors discusses topics-as the histological Dallas criteria for clinical diagnostics, emerging relavance Of immunohistological detection of DCMi and detectability of viruses in EMBs, and epidemiology and standard clinical treatment of acute myocarditis and dilated cardiomyopathy patients.
This volume serves as a valuable source for cardiologists and cardiovascular pathologists to update their knowledge on DCMi, a still enigmatic and fascinating cardiovascular disorder, which has made major steps from bench to bedside in the past decade.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.5" Height: 9" Weight: 1.45 lbs.
Release Date May 4, 2010
Publisher Birkhäuser Basel
ISBN 3764383518 ISBN13 9783764383510
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