Encyclopedia of Cardiovascular Research (3 Volume Set)


James A. Collins (Editor)

Series: Cardiology Research and Clinical Developments
BISAC: MED010000

This book presents and discusses current research in the study of cardiovascular disorders. Topics discussed include cardiac rehabilitation in women; effects of exercise on the prevention and rehabilitation of diastolic heart failure; cardiac rehabilitation in children with congenital heart disease; prenatal diagnosis of congenital fetal heart disease; single ventricle anatomy, physiology, repair and outcome; cardiac tumors; pulmonary hypertension in the down syndrome population; oxidative stress and heart failure; right ventricular failure in cardiac surgery and coronary artery bypass grafting for chronic and acute heart failure. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Postural Blood Pressure Dysregulation and Dementia: Evidences for a Vicious Circle, and Implications for Neurocardiovascular Rehabilitation
(Jarbas S. Roriz-Filho, Silvio R. Bernardes-Silva-Filho, Idiane Rosset, Matheus Roriz-Cruz, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto at University of São Paulo-RP, Brazil and others)

Cardiac Rehabilitation in Women
(Arzu Daşkapan, Baskent University Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Ankara, Turkey)

Effects of Exercise on the Prevention and Rehabilitation of Diastolic Heart Failure
(Luis F. Joaquim, Jarbas R. Roriz-Filho, Idiane Rosset, Matheus Roriz-Cruz, Department of Internal Medicine. School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto at University of São Paulo, Brazil and others)

Does Treating Hypertension in the Very Elderly Equally Reduce Mortality in All Subgroups?
(Adriano Lubini, Jarbas S. Roriz-Filho, Idiane Rosset-Cruz, Matheus Roriz-Cruz, Geriatric Medicine Study Group. Department of Internal Medicine, Brazilian Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil and others)

Cardiac Rehabilitation
(Kaatje Goetschalckx, Robert Fagard, Hypertension and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Leuven K.U.Leuven, Leuven, Belgium)

Metabolic Syndrome, Myocardial Aging, and Diastolic Heart Failure: Related Mechanisms and Implications for Cardiac Rehabilitation
(Eduardo Borges de Oliveira, Jarbas R. Roriz-Filho, Idiane Rosset, Matheus Roriz-Cruz,
Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine of Ribeirão Preto at University of São Paulo-RP, Brazil and others)

Asymptomatic Upper-Extremity Deep Vein Thrombosis Catheter-Related and Pulmonary Embolism after Cardiac Surgery: A Prospective Study of 1000 Patients Admitted to Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation
(Rino Frizzelli, Ornella Tortelli, Emanuele Bassi, Redenta Ghirardi, Claudio Pinzi, Cleante Scarduelli, Division of Cardiorespiratory Physiopathology and Rehabilitation Unit, Multifunctional Rehabilitation Hospital, Bozzolo, Mantova, Italy)

Participation Compliance and Outcomes of Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs among Women in Low Resource Settings
(Nizal Sarrafzadegan, Katayoun Rabiei, Professor of Medicine, Director, Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, WHO Collaborating Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran and others)

Diagnosis and Treatment of Depression and Anxiety in Patients in Cardiac Rehabilitation
(Karl Kristjánsson, Þórunn Guðmundsdóttir, Magnús R Jónasson, Reykjalundur Rehabilitation Center, Mosfellsbær, Iceland)

Cardiac Rehabilitation in Children with Congenital Heart Disease
(Tony Reybrouck, and Marc Gewillig, Departments of Cardiovascular Rehabilitation and Pediatric Cardiology, Gasthuisberg University Hospital and Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium)

Ventricular-Vascular Pathophysiology in Children with Cardiovascular Disease
(Hideaki Senzaki, Dept. of Pediatric Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Saitama Medical Univ., Saitama, Japan)

CardioPulmonary Exercise Testing in Children with Congenital Heart Disease
(A. Christian Blank, Tim Takken, Dept. of Pediatric Cardiology and Dept. of Pediatric Physical Therapy and Exercise Physiology, Wilhelmina Children’s Hospital, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands)

Why the Diagnostic Algorithm in Children with CHD Should Include the Kidney?
(Ewa Krol, Piotr Czarniak, Institute of Paediatrics AM in Gdansk)

Prenatal Diagnosis of Congenital Fetal Heart Disease
(Shinro Matsuo and Nasima Akhter, Dept. of Biotracer Medicine, Kanazawa Univ. Graduate School of Medical Science, Kanazawa, Japan)

Usefulness of Ultrasound Examination of Abdomen and Cranial in Neonates and Infants with New Recognized Congenital Heart Disease
(Piotr Czarniak and Wojciech Kosiak, Boleshaw Rutkowski, Institute of Paediatrics AM in Gdansk)

Coincidence of Congenital and Acquired Anomalies of Kidney and Upper Urinary Tract in Neonates and Infants with Congenital Heart Disease
(Piotr Czarniak, Institute of Paediatrics AM in Gdansk)

Genetics of Congenital Heart Diseases: Where Are We Now?
(Giuseppe Limongelli, Paolo Calabro, Valeria Maddaloni, Raffaella D’Alessandro, Giuseppe Pacileo, Raffaele Calabro, Monaldi Hospital, Second Univ. of Naples, Naples, Italy)

Sensitivity and Specificity of Three Different Methods for Diagnosis of Congenital Heart Diseases
(Martha A. Hernández-González*, Sergio Solorio*, Nilda Espínola-Zavaleta**, Víctor M. Jarquín-Pérez*, Blanca Murillo-Ortíz*, Leonel Daza-Benítez*, Luz Verónica Diaz de León*, Leticia Rodríguez-Mariscal *, Silvia Siu**, Aloha Meave-González** and Erick Alexanderson-Rosas**, *Unidad Médica de Alta Especialidad No.1. Bajío, Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social (IMSS), León, Guanajuato, México
**Instituto Nacional de Cardiología Ignacio Chávez, México City, México)

Single Ventricle Anatomy, Physiology, Repair and Outcome
(Galina Leyvi, Clinical Anesthesiology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, John D. Wasnick, Clinical Anesthesiology, Columbia Univ. College of Physicians and Surgeons, Dept. of Anesthesiology, Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center)

Multidector-Row Computed Tomography Evaluation in Congenital Heart Disease Patients – Additional Information to Echocardiology and Conventional Cardiac Characterization
(Yasunobi Hayabuchi, Miki Inoue, Miho Sakata, and Shoji Kagami, Dept. of Pediatrics, Univ. of Tokushima, Tokushima, Japan)

Three Dimensional Echocardiographic Imaging of Congenital Heart Disease: Initial Experience and Current Status with Real-Time Imaging
(Mohamed Seliem, Anysia Fedec, The Cardiac Center, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA)

Absence of Atrioventricular Connexion
(Luis Munoz Castellanos, Institute Nacional de Cardiologia, Ignacio Chavez, Magdalena Kuri Nivon, Dept. of Morphology, Escuela Superior de Medicina, Nilda Espinola Zavaleta, Echocardiography in out patients clinic, Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia, Ignacio Chavez)

Aneurysmal formation in adults after correction of aortic coarctation
(Yskert von Kodolitsch, Alexander M. J. Bernhardt, Muhammed A. Aydin, Centre of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Cardiology and Angiology at the University Hospital Eppendorf, Hamburg; Germany)

Surgical Palliative Options for Patients with Hypoplastic Left Heart
(Clifford L. Cua, Heart Center, Columbus Children’s Hospital, Christopher L. Cua, Section of Thoracic Surgery, Faulkner Hospital, Lillian S. Lai, Section of Cardiology, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario)

Cardiac Tumors – A Review
(Kalgi Modi, Prasanna Venkatesh, Division of Cardiology, Louisiana State Univ. Health Science Center, Shreveport, Louisiana)

Pulmonary Hypertension in the Down Syndrome Population
(Clifford L Cua, Louis G Chicoine, Leif D Nelin, Mary Mullen, Heart Center, Section of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, Nationwide Children’s Hospital and the Department of Cardiology, Children’s Hospital Boston)

Atrioventricular Block During and After Trans-Catheter Closure of Ventricular Septal Defects: Mechanisms, Prevention and Treatment
(Zhi-Yuan Song, Lei Zhang, Dept. of Cardiology, Southwest Hospital, Third Military Medical Univ., Chongqing, P.R. China)

Monitoring Pulmonary Edema in CHF Patients with a Hybrid Bio-Impedance Approach
(Sharon Zlochiver, Shimon Abboud, Marina Arad, Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel)

The Association between Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator Shocks and Heart Failure: A Review of Pathogenesis and Management
(Alejandro Perez-Verdia, Sandra Rodriguez, Cihan Cevik, Kenneth Nugent, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Lubbock, TX)

Reversible Left Ventricular Dysfunction: The Takotsubo Syndrome
(Michael John Daly, Clinical Research Fellow, The Heart Centre, Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast, UK)

Oxidative Stress and Heart Failure: Still a Viable Therapeutic Target?
(George W. Booz, Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology, The University of Mississippi School of Medicine Jackson, Mississippi)

Simulating Calcineurin-Centered Calcium Signaling Network in Cardiac Myocytes
(Jiangjun Cui, Jaap A. Kaandorp, Peter M.A. Sloot, P. S. Thiagarajan, Department of Computer Science, National University of Singapore, Singapore, and others)

Right Ventricular Failure in Cardiac Surgery
(Tadashi Omoto, Takeo Tedoriya, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Showa University Hospital, Tokyo, Japan)

Plasma Brain Natriuretic Peptide – An Independent Predictor of Mortality and Rehospitalization in Congestive Heart Failure – A Meta-Analysis
(Dragos Vesbianu, Carmen Vesbianu, Paul Bernstein, Ruth Kouides)

Congestive Heart Failure: Different Non-Invasive Diagnosis Techniques
(Abdulnasir Hossen, Bader Al Ghunaimi, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sultan Qaboos University, Al-Khod, Oman)

Use of Radial Artery Grafts in Myocardial Revascularization Surgery – Laboratory and Clinical Evidence in the Last 20 Years
(Chee Fui Chong, Thoracic unit, Department of General Surgery, Ripas Hospital, Brunei Darussalam)

A New Horizon for Coronary Surgery: Hybrid Coronary Revascularization and Routine Intra-Operative Completion Angiography
(Marzia Leacche, Annemarie Thompson, David X. Zhao, Bernhard J. Riedel, John G. Byrne, Departments of Cardiac Surgery, Anesthesiology and Cardiology, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA)

Coronary Sinus in Cardiac Surgery: The Alternative Route to Protect, Predict and Heal
(Francesco Onorati, Antonino S. Rubino, Giuseppe Santarpino, Attilio Renzulli, Cardiac Surgery unit, University of Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy)

Acute Kidney Injuries After Coronary Artery Bypass
(Guillouet M, Nguyen BV, Lion F, Deredec R, Arvieux C, Gueret G, Pôle Anesthésie Réanimation SAMU, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Brest, France)

Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting for Chronic and Acute Heart Failure
(Marco Pocar, Andrea Moneta, Davide Passolunghi, Alessandra Di Mauro, Alda Bregasi, Roberto Mattioli, Francesco Donatelli, Unit of Cardiac Surgery & Echo-Lab, Scientific Institute MultiMedica Hospital, University of Milan, Milan, Italy)

Postoperative Constrictive Pericarditis – Present Approach
(M. Bergman, Z. Z. Brener, H. Salman, Department of Internal Medicine “C”, Rabin Medical Center, Hasharon Hospital, Petah-Tikva and the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Ramat-Aviv, Israel, and others)

Coronary Revascularization in Patients with Diabetic Retinopathy: from Cardiac Surgeons’ Perspective
(Takayuki Ohno, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan)

Myocardial Revascularization With And Without Extracorporeal Circulation
(Whady A. Hueb, Neuza H M Lopes, Heart Institute University of Sao Paulo, Brazil)

Quality of Life and Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery: A Longitudinal Study
(Geraldine A. Lee, Division of Nursing and Midwifery, La Trobe University, Preventive Cardiology, Baker Heart Research Institute, Melbourne, Australia)

Cognitive Function and Cerebral Perfusion in Off-Pump and On-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Patients
(Vladimir I. Chernov, Nataliya Yu Efimova, Irina Yu Efimova, and Shamil D. Akhmedov)

The Influence of Male Gender in Coronary Bypass Surgery
(Justin D. Blasberg, Sandhya K. Balaram, Columbia Univ.College of Physicans and Surgeons St.Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center New York, NY)


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