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Ionic Transport in Hypertension

New Perspectives, 1st Edition

Edited by Ricardo Garay, Antonio Coca

CRC Press

323 pages

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First Published in 1994: Ionic Transport in Hypertension is devoted to examining the hypothesis that essential hypertension is a heterogeneous disease in its pathophysiological mechanisms as well as in its clinical and therapeutic considerations.

Table of Contents

1. The Erythrocyte as a Cellular Model for the Clinical Investigation of Essential Hypertension Patients

Antonio Coca and Ricardo P. Garay

2. Genetic Abnormalities of the Na-K-Cl Cotransport in Experimental and Primary Hypertension

Patrizia Ferrari and Guiseppe Bianchi

3. The [Na+,K+,Cl-] Cotransport System: Relevance in Essential Hypertension

Ricardo P. Garay, Sylvie Cavalier, and Patrick A. Hannaert

4. Kinetic Abnormalities of the Na+,K+ Pump in Essential Hypertension

Javier Diez and Arantxa Arrazola

5. The Li+/Na+ Countertransport in Hypertension

Andrea Semplicini

6. The Na+/H+ Antiport: Its Role in Cellular Metabolism and in the Pathophysiology of Essential Hypertension

Abraham Aviv

7. The Cl-/HCO3- Anion Exchanger in Hypertension

Javier Diez and Arantxa Arrazola

8. Endogeneous Digitalis-Like Factors: Past Progress and Future Prospects

Kenneth A. Gruber

9. Atrial Natriuretic Peptide, Sodium Transport Systems and Essential Hypertension

Josep Closas, Jean R. Cusson, and Pierre Larochelle

10. Vascular Muscle Calcium Channels in Hypertension

Nancy J. Rusch and Kent Hermsmeyer

11. Abnormalities of the Calcium Pump in Primary Hypertension

Alejandro De la Sierra, Javier Sobrino, and Antonio Coca

12. Ion Transport and Left Ventricular Hypertrophy in Essential Hypertension

Antonio Coca, Alejandro De la Sierra, and Alvaro Urbano-Marquez

13. Abnormalities of Ion Transport in Hypercholesterolemia and Hypertriglyceridemia: A Link with Essential Hypertension?

Steven C. Hunt, Lily L. Wu, and Roger R. Williams

14. Abnormalities of Ion Transport and the Pathophysiology of Essential Hypertension: Therapeutic Implications and Future Perspectives

Ricardo P. Garay, Nathalie Senn, and Jean-Pierre Ollivier

About the Authors/Editors

Antonio Coca M.D., is Chief, Hypertension Unit, Depart of General Internal Medicine, Hospital Clinical, School of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain.

Ricardo P. Garay, M.D., is Director of Research, INSERM Unit 2, School of Medicine of Creteil, France.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / General
MEDICAL / Anatomy
MEDICAL / Cardiology