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Sex Steroids and the Cardiovascular System

Sex Steroids and the Cardiovascular System( )
Editor: Ramwell, P.
Rubanyi, Gabor M.
Schillinger, E.
Stock, Gregory
Habenicht, U. F.
Series title:Ernst Schering Foundation Symposium Proceedings Ser.
ISBN:978-3-540-55728-9
Publication Date:Oct 1992
Publisher:Springer
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.00
Book Description:

Evidence accumulated over the past decade show that gonadal steroid hormones participate in an important way in the physiological and pa­ thophysiological regulation of the cardiovascular system. The hor­ monal profile appears to put males at a disadvantage biologically in terms of cardiovascular diseases. The incidence of hypertension is higher in men than in pre-monopausal women indicating an influence of gender on the hypertensive disease process. Males and females have equivalent...
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Book Details
Pages:201
Detailed Subjects: Medical / Cardiology
Medical / Endocrinology & Metabolism
Medical / Biochemistry
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.045 x 9.165 Inches
Book Weight:0.88 Pounds



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