Cardiac and Vascular Biology

Genetic Causes of Cardiac Disease

Editors: Erdmann, Jeanette, Moretti, Alessandra (Eds.)

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  • Presents the recent developments in the field of cardiac disease geneticsDifferent models for study and analysis are discussed, including iPSCWritten and edited by leading figures in the fieldWritten for scientists and clinicians alike

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This book provides a comprehensive summary of the latest developments in the field of the genomics of cardiac disease. Written and edited by leading clinicians and scientists involved in the analysis and therapy of genetic cardiac disorders, it discusses the genetic causes of a variety of cardiac diseases, such as the complex genetics and etiology of congenital heart diseases. It also explores sex differences in prevalent diseases, genetics-based therapeutic strategies and the use of various animal models and alternatives.

The book is intended for research scientists and clinical scientists in the cardiovascular field, human geneticists and cardiologists.


About the authors

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jeanette Erdmann is DZHK Professor and Director of the Institute for Cardiogenetics at the University of L├╝beck, Germany.

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Alessandra Moretti is an Associate Professor at the Technical University of Munich and Head of Cardiac Regenerative Medicine, at the University Hospital Rechts der Isar, Munich, Germany

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Genetics of Adult and Fetal Forms of Long QT Syndrome

    Pages 1-43

    Crotti, Lia (et al.)

  • The Genetic Landscape of Cardiomyopathies

    Pages 45-91

    Gerull, Brenda (et al.)

  • Genetic Basis of Mitochondrial Cardiomyopathy

    Pages 93-139

    Mastantuono, Elisa (et al.)

  • The Genetics of Coronary Heart Disease

    Pages 141-168

    Erdmann, Jeanette (et al.)

  • Complex Genetics and the Etiology of Human Congenital Heart Disease

    Pages 169-184

    Kim, Richard W. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Genetic Causes of Cardiac Disease
Editors
  • Jeanette Erdmann
  • Alessandra Moretti
Series Title
Cardiac and Vascular Biology
Series Volume
7
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-27371-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-27371-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-27370-5
Series ISSN
2509-7830
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 406
Number of Illustrations
6 b/w illustrations, 26 illustrations in colour
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