Heath and Aging

Aging Hearts and Arteries: A Scientific Quest

Bibliography Selected Readings

GENERAL

  • Heart and Stroke Facts, (Dallas: American Heart Association, 1992-2003).
  • Nuland, S.B., The Wisdom of the Body (New York: Knopf, 1997).
  • Zaret, B.L.; Moser M.; Cohen L.S., Yale University School of Medicine Heart Book (New York: Hearst Books, 1992).

THE AGING HEART

  • Anversa, P.; Annarosa, L.; Kajstura, J.; Nadal-Ginard, B. (2002). Myocyte Growth and Cardiac Repair. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 34, 91-105.
  • Anversa, P.; Sussman, M.A.; Bolli, R. (2004). Molecular Genetic Advances in Cardiovascular Medicine: Focus on the Myocyte. Circulation Research, 109, 2832-2838.
  • Gerstenblith, G.; Fredricksen, J.; Yin F.C.P.; Fortuin, N.J.; Lakatta, E.G.; Weisfeldt, M.L. (1977). Echocardiographic Assessment of a Normal Adult Aging Population. Circulation Research, 56, 273-278.
  • Lakatta, E.G. (1993). Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms in Advanced Age. Physiological Reviews, 73, 413-467.
  • Lakatta, E.G.; Levy,D. (2003).Arterial and Cardiac Aging: Major Shareholders in Cardiovascular Disease Enterprises: Part II: The Aging Heart in Health: Links to Heart Disease. Circulation Research, 107(2), 346-354.
  • Lakatta, E.G. (2002). Age-associated Cardiovascular Changes in Health: Impact on Cardiovascular Disease in Older Persons. Heart Fail Review, 7(1), 29-49.
  • Lakatta, E.G. (2002). Introduction: Chronic Heart Failure in Older Persons. Heart Fail Review, 7(1), 5-8.
  • Lakatta, E.G.; Sollott, S.J. (2002). The “Heartbreak” of Older Age. Molecular Interventions, 2(7), 431-46.
  • Oxenham, H.; Sharpe, N. (2002). Cardiovascular Aging and Heart Failure. The European Journal of Heart Failure, 5, 427-434.
  • Rodeheffer, R.J.; Gerstenblith, G.; Becker, L.C.; Fleg J.L.; Weisfeldt, M.L.; Lakatta, E.G. (1984). Exercise Cardiac Output in Healthy Human Subjects: Cardiac Dilation and Increased Stroke Volume Compensate for a Diminished Heart Rate. Circulation Research, 69, 203-213.
  • Schulman, S.P.; Lakatta, E.G.; Fleg, J.L.; Lakatta, L.; Becker, L.C.; Gerstenblith, G. (1992). Age-related Decline in Left Ventricular Filling at Rest and Exercise. American Journal of Physiology, 68, 28-38.
  • Sjogren, A.L. (1971). Left Ventricular Wall Thickness Determined by Ultrasound in 100 Subjects Without Heart Disease. Chest, 60, 341-346.
  • Spirito, P.; Maron, B.J. (1988). Influence of Aging on Doppler Echocardiographic Indices on Left Ventricular Diastolic Function. British Heart Journal, 59, 672-679.

CELLULAR CLUES

  • Balsam, L.B.; Wagers, A.J.; Christensen, J.L., et al. (2004). Haematopoietic Stem Cells Adopt Mature Haematopoietic Fates in Ischaemic Myocardium. Nature Cell Biology, 428, 668-673.
  • Beltrami,A.P.; Barlucchi, L.; Torella,D., et al. (2003). Adult Cardiac Stem Cells are Multipotent and Support Myocardial Regeneration. Cell, 114, 763-776.
  • Inesi, G.; Wade, R.; Rogers, T. (1998). The Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Ca2+ Pump: Inhibition by Thapsigargin and Enhancement by Adenovirus-mediated Gene Transfer. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 853, 195-205.
  • Janczewski, A.M.; Spurgeon, H.A.; Lakatta, E.G. (2002). Action Potential Prolongation in Cardiac Myocytes of Old Rats is an Adaptation to Sustain Youthful Intracellular Ca2+ Regulation. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, 34(6), 641-8.
  • Lakatta, E.G. (2003). Arterial and Cardiac Aging: Major Shareholders in Cardiovascular Disease Enterprises: Part III: Cellular and Molecular Clues to Heart and Arterial Aging. Circulation Research, 107(3), 490-497.
  • Lakatta, E.G.; Gerstenblith, G.; Angell, C.S.; Shock, N.W.; Weisfeldt, M.I. (1975). Prolonged Contraction Duration in Aged Myocardium. Journal of Clinical Investigation, 55, 61-68.
  • Lakatta, E.G.; Sollott, S.J.; Pepe, S. (2001). The Old Heart: Operating on the Edge. In: Bock, G.; Goode, J.A., eds. Ageing Vulnerability: Causes and Interventions. Novaritis Foundation Symposium, 235. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons, Ltd., 172-201.
  • Lakatta, E.G. (1993), Cardiovascular Regulatory Mechanisms in Advanced Age. Physiological Review, 73, 413-467.
  • Long, X.; Boluyt, M.O.; O’Neill, L., et al. (1999). Myocardial Retinoid X Receptor, Thyroid Hormone Receptor, and Myosin Heavy Chain Gene Expression in the Rat During Adult Aging. Journal of Gerontology: Biological Sciences, 54A, B23-B27.
  • Lyons, D.; Roy, S.; Patel, M.; Benjamin, N.; Swift, C.G. (1997). Impaired Nitric Oxide-mediated Vasodilatation and Total Body Nitric Oxide Production in Healthy Old Age, Clinical Science, 93, 519-525.
  • Murry C.E.; Soonpaa, M.H.; Reinecke, H., et al. (2004). Haematopoietic Stem Cells Do Not Transdifferentiate into Cardiac Myocytes in Myocardial Infarcts. Nature Cell Biology, 428, 664-668.
  • Neuss, M.; Crow, M.T.; Chesley, A.; Lakatta, E.G. (2001). Apoptosis in Cardiac Disease—What is it—How Does it Occur? Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy, 15(6), 507-523.
  • O’Neill, L.; Holbrook, N.J.; Fargnoli, J.; Lakatta, E.G. (1991). Progressive Changes from Young Adult Age to Senescence in mRNA for Rat Cardiac Myosin Heavy Chain Genes, Cardioscience, 2, 1-5.
  • Orlic, D.; Kajstura, J.; Chimen, S., et al. (2001). Bone Marrow Cells Regenerate Infracted Myocardium. Nature Cell Biology, 410, 701-705.
  • Phaneuf, S.; Leewenburgh, C. (2002). Cytochrome c Release from Mitochondria in the Aging Heart: A Possible Mechanism for Apoptosis with Age. American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory Integrative Comparative Physiology, 282, R423-R430.
  • Schmidt, U.; del Monte, F.; Miyamoto, M.I., et al. (2000). Restoration of Diastolic Function in Senescent Rat Hearts Through Adenoviral Gene Transfer of Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Ca (2+)-ATPase. Circulation Research, 101, 790-796.
  • Spurgeon, H.A.; Steinbach, M.F.; Lakatta, E.G. (1983). Chronic Exercise Prevents Characteristic Age-related Changes in Rat Cardiac Contraction. American Journal of Physiology, 244, H5513-H518.
  • Tate, C.A.; Taffet, G.E.; Hudson, E.K., et al. (1990). Enhanced Calcium Uptake of Cardiac Sarcoplasmic Reticulum in Exercise-trained Old Rats. American Journal of Physiology, 258, H431-H435.
  • Vila Petroff, M.G.; Kim, S.H.; Pepe, S.; Dessy, C.; Marban, E.; Balligand, J.L.; Sollott, S.J. (2001). Endogenous Nitric Oxide Mechanisms Mediate the Stretch Dependence of Ca2+ Release in Cardiomyocytes. Nature Cell Biology, 3, 867-873.

BLOOD VESSELS AND AGING: THE REST OF THE JOURNEY

  • Avolio, A.P.; Chen, S.G.; Wang, R.P., et al. (1983). Effects of Aging on Changing Arterial Compliance and Left Ventricular Load in a Northern Chinese Urban Community. Circulation Research, 68, 50-58.
  • Avolio, A.P.; Deng, F.Q.; Li, W.Q., et al. (1985). Effects of Aging on Arterial Dispensability in Populations with High and Low Prevalence of Hypertension: Comparison Between Urban and Rural Communities in China. Circulation Research, 71, 202-210.
  • Bagrov, A.Y.; Lakatta, E.G. (2004). The Dietary Sodium-blood Pressure Plot “Stiffens.” Hypertension, 44, 22.
  • Benetos, A.; Zureik, M.;Morcet, J., et al. (2000). A Decrease in Diastolic Blood Pressure Combined with an Increase in Systolic Blood Pressure is Associated with a Higher Cardiovascular Mortality in Men. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 35, 673-680.
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  • Celermajer, D.S.; Sorensen, K.E.; Spiegelhalter, D.J.; Georgakopoulos, D.; Robinson, J.; Deanfield, J.E. (1994). Aging is Associated with Endothelial Dysfunction in Healthy Men Years Before the Age-related Decline in Women. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 24, 471-476.
  • Chae, C.U.; Pfeffer, M.A.; Glynn, R.J.; Mitchell, G.F.; Taylor, J.O.; Hennekens, G.H. (1999). Increased Pulse Pressure and the Risk of Heart Failure in the Elderly. Journal of the American Medical Association, 281, 634-639.
  • Cohn, J.N.; Hoke, L; Whitman, W., et al. (2003). Screening for Early Detection of Cardiovascular Disease in Asymptomatic Individuals. American Heart Journal, 146, 572-580.
  • Csiszar, A.; Ungvari, Z.; Edwards, J.G., et al. (2002). Aging-induced Phenotypic Changes and Oxidative Stress Impair Coronary Arteriola Function. Circulation Research, 90, 1159-1166.
  • Edelberg, J.M.; Lee, S.H.; Kaur, M., et al. (2002). Platelet-derived Growth Factor-AB Limits the Extent of Myocardial Infarction in a Rat Model. Circulation Research, 105, 608-613.
  • Edelberg, J.M.; Reed, M.J. (2003). Aging and Angiogenesis. Frontiers in Bioscience, 8, 1199-1209.
  • Edelberg, J.M.; Tang, L.; Hattori, K.; Lyden, D.; Rafii, S. (2002). Young Adult Bone Marrow-derived Endothelial Precursor Cells Restore Aging-impaired Cardiac Angiogenic Function. Circulation Research, 90, e89-e93.
  • Edelberg, J.M.; Xaymardan, M.; Rafii, S.; Hong, M.K. (2003). Adult Cardiac Stem Cells—Where Do We Go From Here? Sci SAGE KE, pe17 http://sageke.sciencemag.org.
  • Fang, J.; Wylie-Rosett, J.; Cohen, H.W.; Kaplan, R.C.; Alderman, M.H. (2003). Exercise, Body Mass Index, Caloric Intake and Cardiovascular Mortality. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 25, 283-289.
  • Fox, C.S.; Sullivan, L.; D’Agostino, R.B.; Wilson, P.W.F. (2004). The Significant Effect of Diabetes Duration on Coronary Heart Disease Mortality. Diabetes Care, 27, 704-708.
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  • Havlik, R.J.; Simonsick, E.M.; Sutton-Tyrrell, K.; Newman, A., et al. (2003). Association of Physical Activity and Vascular Stiffness in 70- to 79-Year-Olds: The Health ABC Study. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 11, 156-166.
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  • Sutton-Tyrrell, K.; Newman, A.; Simonsick, E.M.; Havlik, R., et al. (2001). Aortic Stiffness is Associated with Visceral Adiposity in Older Adults Enrolled in the Study of Health, Aging, and Body Composition. Hypertension, 38, 429-433.
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Reviewed July 2014

Fecha de publicación: Abril 2005
Última actualización: Julio 22, 2014