First Published in 1988, this book offers a full, comprehensive guide into the functions and treatment of the Blood Vessels. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for Students of Medicine, and other practitioners in their respective fields.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Nonadrenergic Innervation of Blood Vessels – Some Historical Perspectives and Future Directions. 1. Acetylcholine. 2. Serotonin (5-HT) as a Neurotransmitter in Blood Vessels. 3. Dopaminergic Vasomotor Nerves. 4. Possible Roles for Purine Nucleotides in Perivascular Neurotransmission. 5. Role of Neural Substance P and Coexisting Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) in Cardiovascular Function. 6. Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide (VIP): A Putative Neurotransmitter in the Cardiovascular System. 7. Atrial Natriuretic Peptide (ANP), Neuropeptide Y (NPY) and Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) in the Cardiovascular System of Man and Animals. Index.
Geoffrey Burnstock, Ph.D., D.Sc, M.R.C.P. (Hon) F.A.A., F.R.S., is Professor of Anatomy and Head of the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London, England., Susan G. Griffith, Ph.D., is an Honorary Research Assistant in the Department of Anatomy and Developmental Biology, University College London, England.