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Heart and Toxins

  • ID: 2899461
  • Book
  • August 2014
  • 668 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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The Heart and Toxins brings together global experts to provide the latest information and clinical trials that make the connection between genetic susceptibility, gene expression, and environmental factors in cardiovascular diseases. This unique reference, edited by renowned cardiologist Meenakshi Sundaram Ramachandran, solves the problem of managing multiple clinical cases of cardiovascular toxicity. It allows connections to be made between research, diagnosis, and treatment to avoid higher morbidity and mortality rates as a result of cardiovascular toxicity.

- Structured to bring together exploration into the epidemiology, molecular mechanism, pathogenesis, environmental factors and management in cardiovascular toxins?- Included various topics on cardiovascular toxins such as plant, chemical, animal, nanomaterial and marine biology induced cardiac damage - which are new ideas discussed in detail - Comprehensive chapters on the cardiovascular toxicity from drugs, radiotherapy and radiological imaging- Enables you to manage multiple clinical cases of cardiovascular toxicity- Outlined conclusions at the end of each chapter providing "key learning points? to help you organize the chapter's details without losing insight

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Chapter 1: Epidemiology of toxin induced cardiac injury
Chapter 2: Cellular and Molecular Perspectives
Chapter 3: Chemical Toxins and the Heart
Chapter 4: Biological Toxins (Venoms and Stings) and the Heart
Chapter 5: Plant Toxins and the Heart
Chapter 6: Effects of Active and Passive Smoking on the Heart
Chapter 7: Cardiovascular Toxicity of Cardiovascular Drugs
Chapter 8: Cardiovascular Toxicity of Psychotrophic Drugs
Chapter 9: Cardiovascular Toxicity of Non-Cardiovascular Drugs
Chapter 10: Cardiovascular Toxicity of Chemotherapy and Anti-Cancer Treatment
Chapter 11: Ethical & Legal Aspects of Cardiovascular Toxicology Practice and Education to improve it
Chapter 12: Forensic Pathology Related to Cardiovascular Toxicology
Chapter 13: Effects of Alcohol on the Heart
Chapter 14: Cardiac Toxicity Due to Radiological Imaging
Chapter 15: HIV Infection and its Treatment Effect on the Heart
Chapter 16: Cardiovascular Toxicity Due to Recreational Drugs
Chapter 17: Cardiac Manifestations of Marine Envenomation
Chapter 18: Nano-cardiotoxicology
Chapter 19: Native Medicine and Heart
Chapter 20: Pediatric Cardiovascular Toxicology
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Sundaram Ramachandran, Dr. Meenakshisundaram
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