This important reference is the perfect tool for newcomers in cardiac metabolism, providing a basic understanding of the metabolic processes and enabling the newcomer to immediately communicate with the expert as substrate/energy metabolism becomes part of projects.
The book is written by established experts in the field, bringing together all the concepts of cardiac metabolism, its regulation, and the impact of disease.
- Provides a quick and comprehensive introduction into cardiac metabolism- Contains an integrated view on cardiac metabolism and its interrelation in metabolism with other organs- Presents insights into substrate metabolism in relation to intracellular organization and structure as well as whole organ function- Includes historical perspectives that reference important investigators that have contributed to the development of the field
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Chapter 2. Historical perspectives
Chapter 3. Basics in metabolically relevant biochemistry
Chapter 4. Metabolically relevant cell biology
Role of intracellular organelles for cardiac metabolism
Chapter 5. Metabolic Pathways and cycles
the heart of cardiac metabolism
Chapter 6. Principles in the regulation of cardiac metabolism
Chapter 7. Diurnal variation in cardiac metabolism
Chapter 8. Methods and Models to investigate cardiac metabolism
Chapter 9. Nutritional and environmental influence on cardiac metabolism
Chapter 10. Influence of ischemia, hypoxia and reperfusion
Chapter 11. Cardiac metabolism in hypertrophy and heart failure
Chapter 12. Cardiac metabolism during development
Chapter 13. Similarities and differences between cardiac metabolism and metabolism of different organs
Chapter 14. Cardiac metabolism
where is the link to clinical practice?
Dr. Michael Schwarzer is the Research Director for the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany. He has contributed to over 20 publications and has an h-index: 9.
Professor Doenst heads the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital in Jena, where he places emphasis on an internationally comparable clinical performance, with a focus in the field of minimally invasive and complex valve surgery and the surgical treatment of heart failure, including ventricular assist devices and heart - and lung transplantation.