Cardiovascular Physiology

Cardiovascular Physiology

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This book provides coverage of the mammalian cardiovascular system and the physiological mechanisms that maintain normal function, from the molecular and cellular level to the integrated function of the entire human organism. The author also reviews historical developments in the field, and offers a detailed survey of hemodynamic variables and methods for measuring cardiovascular more

Product details

  • Hardback | 514 pages
  • 162.6 x 236.2 x 30.5mm | 1,065.95g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • black and white photographs, line figures and tables throughout
  • 0195058844
  • 9780195058840

Table of contents

The circulatory system; Normal state of the circulation; Properties of cardiac cells; The heart as a pump; Electrical activity of the heart; Principles of hemodynamics; The cardiovascular control system; Autonomic and peripheral control mechanisms; Vascular smooth muscle and its regulation; Capillary and lymphatic systems; Pulmonary circulations; Regional circulation; The circulating fluid: blood; Methods of more