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By Kanu Chatterjee

Cardiac medicines describes the newest advances within the quickly evolving region of cardiovascular pharmacology. Written by way of well known, USbased specialists in cardiology, this booklet discusses the drug teams for various illnesses, comparable to acute coronary syndromes, high blood pressure, angina and middle failure. Separate chapters learn cardiac medications in being pregnant and lactation, and destiny instructions. more advantageous through complete color pictures and illustrations, this straightforward to stick to textual content deals sensible suggestion on how one can deal with cardiac ailments, with a spotlight on hands-on healing assistance for clinicians.

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It is also active on the distal tubules of the kidney, where it helps maintain sodium, water, and potassium balance. It has long been known to play a pathophysiological role in cardiovascular disease (Figure 6). Aldosterone has a steroidal chemical structure and has well-known effects on various endocrine organs, including breast tissue. The aldosterone or MR is widely expressed in tissues, which use both aldosterone and cortisol as ligands. The Randomized Aldactone Evaluation Study (RALES),67 the Eplerenone Post-Acute Myocardial Infarction Heart Failure Efficacy and Survival Study (EPHESUS),68 and the Eplerenone in Mild Patients Hospitalization And SurvIval Study in Heart Failure (EMPHASIS-HF)69 trials have substantiated the fact that aldosterone is highly important in the syndrome of systolic HF.

A randomized trial of the angiotensin-receptor blocker valsartan in chronic heart failure. N Engl J Med. 2001;345(23):1667-75. 7. Matsumoto T, Wada A, Tsutamoto T, Ohnishi M, Isono T, Kinoshita M. Chymase inhibition prevents cardiac fibrosis and improves diastolic dysfunction in the progression of heart failure. Circulation. 2003;107(20):2555-8. 8. McDonald KM, Mock J, D’Aloia A, Parrish T, Hauer K, Francis G, et al. Bradykinin antagonism inhibits the antigrowth effect of converting enzyme inhibition in the dog myocardium after discrete transmural myocardial necrosis.

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