Pulmonary Circulation: From Basic Mechanisms To Clinical Practice (Cardiopulmonary Medicine From Imperial College Press 0)

Pulmonary Circulation: From Basic Mechanisms To Clinical Practice (Cardiopulmonary Medicine From Imperial College Press 0)

By: N. W. Morrell (author), J. M. B. Hughes (author)Hardback

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Description

This new book with 35 chapters is a comprehensive account of the important features of the pulmonary circulation which will appeal to (1) clinical and non-clinical students who want a broad-based introduction to the subject, (2) postgraduates involved in or contemplating research on the pulmonary circulation, (3) specialists in chest medicine, cardiology and intensive and critical care whose clinical work concerns diseases affecting the pulmonary blood vessels.Pulmonary circulation is well illustrated with 132 figures, 43 tables and learning points highlighted at the end of each chapter. There are two main sections: "Basic Mechanisms" and "Clinical Practice". All the important features of the pulmonary circulation are reviewed - genetics, cell biology, vascular remodelling, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary oedema, etc.

Contents

Basic mechanisms: historical introduction; vascular structure and function; development, growth and injury; pulmonary blood flow; endothelium; smooth muscle; hypoxia; genetics of pulmonary vascular disease. Clinical practice: the bronchial circulation in health and disease; methods of investigation; pulmonary hypertension; pulmonary oedema; intrapulmonary shunting.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860942655
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 376
  • ID: 9781860942655
  • ISBN10: 1860942652

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