A comprehensive reference on the basic concepts of substrate metabolism, regulation, and interaction within the cell and organism, all presented by experts
Chapter 1. Introduction to cardiac metabolism Chapter 2. Historical perspectives Chapter 3. Basics in metabolically relevant biochemistry Chapter 4. Metabolically relevant cell biology - Role of intracellular organelles for cardiac metabolism Chapter 5. Metabolic Pathways and cycles - the heart of cardiac metabolism Chapter 6. Principles in the regulation of cardiac metabolism Chapter 7. Diurnal variation in cardiac metabolism Chapter 8. Methods and Models to investigate cardiac metabolism Chapter 9. Nutritional and environmental influence on cardiac metabolism Chapter 10. Influence of ischemia, hypoxia and reperfusion Chapter 11. Cardiac metabolism in hypertrophy and heart failure Chapter 12. Cardiac metabolism during development Chapter 13. Similarities and differences between cardiac metabolism and metabolism of different organs Chapter 14. Cardiac metabolism - where is the link to clinical practice?
Dr. Michael Schwarzer is the Research Director for the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Friedrich Schiller University of Jena, Germany. He has contributed to over 20 publications and has an h-index: 9. Professor Doenst heads the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University Hospital in Jena, where he places emphasis on an internationally comparable clinical performance, with a focus in the field of minimally invasive and complex valve surgery and the surgical treatment of heart failure, including ventricular assist devices and heart - and lung transplantation.