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Anesthesia and Cardiovascular Disease - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120329328, 9780080581231

Anesthesia and Cardiovascular Disease, Volume 31

1st Edition

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Serial Editors: J. August Joseph Coyle M. Anders
Serial Volume Editor: Zeljko Bosnjak
Hardcover ISBN: 9780120329328
eBook ISBN: 9780080581231
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 21st November 1994
Page Count: 666
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Table of Contents

Cardiac Muscle: N. Sperelakis, Regulation of the Calcium Slow Channels of Heart by Cyclic Nucleotides and Effects of Ischemia. P.F. Wouters, H. Van Aken, M. Van de Velde, M.A.E. Marcus, and W. Flameng, Functional Adaptation to Myocardial Ischemia: Interaction with Volatile Anesthetics in Chronically Instrumented Dogs. D.F. Stowe, Excitation-Contraction Uncoupling and Vasodilators for Long-Term Cold Preservation of Isolated Hearts. H. Machler, H.Gombotz, K. Sabin, and H. Metzler, Troponin T as a Marker of Perioperative Myocardial Cell Damage. A.G. Hedman, Silent Myocardial Ischemia: Pathophysiology and Perioperative Management. B. Drenger, Y. Ginosar, and Y. Gozal, Effect of Halothane on Sarcolemmal Calcium Channels during Myocardial Ischemia and Reperfusion. D.M. Van Winkle, G.L. Chien, and R.F. Davis, Myocardial Ischemic Preconditioning. P.R. Knight, M.D. Smith, and B.A. Davidson, Effects of Hypoxia/Reoxygenation on Intracellular Calcium Ion Homeostasis in Ventricular Myocytes during Halothane Exposure. P.S. Pagel and D.C. Warltier, Mechanical Consequences of Calcium Channel Modulation during Volatile Anesthetic-Induced Left Ventricular Systolic and Diastolic Dysfunction. N. Miao, M.J. Frazer, and C. Lynch, III, Anesthetic Actions on Calcium Uptake and Calcium-Dependent Adenosine Triphosphatase Activity of Cardiac Sarcoplasmic Reticulum. L.A. Turner, S. Vodanovic, and Z.J. Bosnjak, Interaction of Anesthetics and Catecholamines on Conduction in the Canine His-Purkinje System. J.L. Atlee, III, M.N. Vicenzi, H.J. Woehlck, and Z.J. Bosnjak, Anesthetics, Catecholamines, and Ouabain on Automaticity of Primary and Secondary Pacemakers. T.J.J. Blanck, D.L. Lee, S. Yasukochi, C. Hollmann, and J. Zhang, The Role of L-Type Voltage-Dependent Calcium Channels in Anesthetic Depression of Contractility. H. Komai and B.F. Rusy, Effects of Inhibition of Transsarcolemmal Calcium Influx on Content and Releasability of Calcium Stored in Sarcoplasmic Reticulum of Intact Myocardium. I. Ueda and J.-S. Chiou, Arrhythmogenic Effect of Inhalation Anesthetics: Biochemical Heterogeneity between Conduction and Contractile Systems and Protein Unfolding. Coronary Circulation: N. Buljubasic, J. Marijic, and Z.J. Bosnjak, Potassium Channel Current and Coronary Vasodilatation by Volatile Anesthetics. D.R. Larach, H.G. Schuler, K.A. Zangari, and R.L. McCann, Potassium Channel Opening andCoronary Vasodilation by Halothane. J.R. Kersten, J.C. Hartman, P.S. Pagel, and D.C. Warltier, Volatile Anesthetics and Coronary Collateral Circulation. G.J. Crystal, Myocardial Oxygen Supply (Demand Relations during Isovolemic Hemodilution. Cellular Targets: D. Kosk-Kosicka, Plasma Membrane Ca2+-ATPase as a Target for Volatile Anesthetics. J.E. Fletcher and V.E. Welter, Enhancement of Halothane Action at the Ryanodine Receptor by Unsaturated Fatty Acids. D.A. Schwinn, Adrenergic Receptors: Unique Localization in Human Tissues. A.S. Evers and M.D. Hossain, Volatile Anesthetic Effects on Inositol Triphosphate-Gated Intracellular Calcium Stores in GH3 Cells. Reflex Regulation: J.L. Seagard, Differential Control of Blood Pressure by Two Subtypes of Carotid Baroreceptors. T.J. Ebert and M. Muzi, Sympathetic Activation with Desflurane in Humans. M. Muzi and T.J. Ebert, Randomized, Prospective Comparison of Halothane, Isoflurane, and Enflurane on Baroreflex Control of Heart Rate in Humans. L.B. Bell, Baroreflex Modulation by Isoflurane Anesthesia in Normotensive and Chronically Hypertensive Rabbits. Peripheral Circulation: T.A. Stekiel, L.B. Bell, Z.J. Bosnjak, and J.P.Kampine, Effects of Isoflurane on Regulation of Capacitance Vessels under Normotensive and Chronically Hypertensive Conditions. J.B. McCallum, T.A. Stekiel, A. Stadnicka, Z.J. Bosnjak, and J.P. Kampine, Effect of Volatile Anesthetics on Baroreflex Control of Mesenteric Venous Capacitance. M. Wood, Effect of General Anesthesia on Modulation of Sympathetic Nervous System Function. M. Jeng, J.L. Hart, S. Bina, and S.M. Muldoon, Inhibition of Nitric Oxide-Dependent Vasodilation by Halogenated Anesthetics. Q.H. Hogan, A. Stadnicka, and J.P. Kampine, Effects of Epidural Anesthesia on Splanchnic Capacitance. P.A. Murray, Anesthetic Modulation of Pulmonary Vascular Regulation. R. Dueck, Pulmonary Mechanics Changes Associatedwith Cardiac Surgery. W.M. Zapol and W.E. Hurford, Inhaled Nitric Oxide in Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Other Lung Diseases. D.L. Roerig, S.B. Ahlf, C.A. Dawson, J.H. Linehan, and J.P. Kampine, First Pass Uptake in the Human Lung of Drugs Used during Anesthesia. Y. Huang, J.B. Yee, W.-H. Yip, and K.C. Wong, Lactic Acidosis and pH on the Cardiovascular System. Cerebral Circulation: L.E. Moore and R.J. Traystman, Role of Oxygen Free Radicals and Lipid Peroxidation in Cerebral Reperfusion Injury. A. Hudetz, J.G. Lee, J.J. Smith, Z.J. Bosnjak, and J.P. Kampine, Effects of Volatile Anesthetics on Cerebrocortical Laser Doppler Flow: Hyperemia, Autoregulation, Carbon Dioxide Response, Flow Oscillations, and Role of Nitric Oxide. M.M. Todd, Cerebral Blood Flow during Isovolemic Hemodilution: Mechanistic Observations. B. Hindman, Cerebral Physiology during Cardiopulmonary Bypass: Pulsatile versus Nonpulsatile Flow. W.T. Schmeling and N.E. Farber, Anesthetic Actions of Cardiovascular Control Mechanisms in the Central Nervous System. Subject Index. Contents of Previous Volumes.


Each volume of Advances in Pharmacology provides a rich collection of reviews on timely topics. Volume 31 deals with the mechanisms of anesthetic actions under normal conditions as well as pathophysiologic states.

Key Features

  • Covers anesthetics and cardiac function
  • Addresses disorders of the cardiovascular system and associated diseases
  • Explains therapeutic and pathophysiological implications
  • Details reflex regulation of peripheral circulation
  • Includes full descriptions of the latest methodologies
  • Written by internationally recognized experts in the field of anesthesia research


Researchers, students in pharmacology, cardiovascular physiology, academic cardiologists, and anesthesiologists.


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Praise for the Serial
"The book provides superb reading material which chemists and pharmacologists interested in the area of chemotherapy will surely enjoy reading." --JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

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About the Serial Editors

J. August

Affiliations and Expertise

John Hopkins University; Department of Pharmacology, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

Joseph Coyle

Joseph T. Coyle, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA

M. Anders

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Rochester; Department of Pharmacology, New York, U.S.A.

About the Serial Volume Editor

Zeljko Bosnjak

Affiliations and Expertise

The Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, U.S.A.