Cardiac failure
Molecular and cellular pathophysiology of heart failure
Alterations of the β-adrenergic signaling pathway in cardiac failure and its role in pathophysiology and treatment
Neurohormonal mechanisms in congestive heart failure
Ventricular relaxation ana diastolic function in cardiac failure
Exercise physiology and the role of the periphery in cardiac failure
Epidemiology of congestive heart failure and results of recent drug intervention studies
New approaches to therapy of cardiac failure
Ancillary diagnostic and therapeutic issues in cardiac failure
Cardiomyopathies and inflammatory disorders
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Dilated cardiomyopathy
Restrictive cardiomyopathy
Specific heart muscle disease
Experimental aspects of cardiomyopathy
Progress in investigation of effusion and tamponade, immunosuppression, and constriction in pericarditis and pericardial diseases
Infective endocarditis
Infective endocarditis
Cardiac failure
Cardiomyopathies and inflammatory disorders
Index to subjects