Bioarchaeology of Cardiovascular Disease

Bioarchaeology of Cardiovascular Disease

Antoine, Daniel; Roberts, Charlotte A.; Binder, Michaela

Cambridge University Press






15 a 20 dias

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1. The bioarchaeology of cardiovascular diseases - Introduction Michaela Binder; 2. Exploring the sources of indirect evidence for cardiovascular disease in bioarchaeology: potential impact on understanding its evolution Charlotte A. Roberts; Part I. Evidence from Mummified Tissues: 3. Atherosclerosis, mummies and histological analysis. A review Gino Fornaciari and Raffaele Gaeta; 4. Computed tomography evidence of atherosclerosis in ancient mummies: the Horus studies of mummies from five continents Randall C. Thompson, Ashna Mahadev, M. Linda Sutherland and Gregory S. Thomas; 5. The genetic background of atherosclerosis in ancient mummies Albert Zink, Christina Wurst, Frank Maixner, Samuel Wann, Randall C. Thompson and Gregory S. Thomas; 6. Cardiovascular disease in Nile valley mummies: exploring the need for a more systematic approach that accounts for vessel prevalence, links to oral health and the impact of dual energy CT scanning Daniel Antoine, Marie Vandenbeusch, Rebecca Whiting and Benjamin Moreno; 7. Atherosclerosis among the elites: a bioarchaeological investigation of 17th-19th century mummified human remains from Palermo, Sicily (Italy) and Vilnius (Lithuania) Dario Piombino-Mascali, Rimantas Jankauskas, Albert Zink and Stephanie Panzer; Part II. Cardiovascular Diseases Associated with Human Skeletal Remains: 8. Calcified structures as potential evidence of atherosclerosis associated with human skeletal remains from Amara West, Nubia (1300-800BC) Michaela Binder and Charlotte A. Roberts; 9. Intracranial atherosclerosis in Medieval Scandinavia Caroline Arcini and Elisabeth Englund; 10. Abnormalities of the vertebral artery: are cervical pressure defects being overlooked in palaeopathology? Daniel Antoine and Tony Waldron; 11. A heart of stone - constrictive pericarditis and other calcified tissues from the pathologic-anatomical collection at the Narrenturm in Vienna, Austria. A review Karin Wiltschke-Schrotta, Eduard Winter and Michelle Gamble; 12. 'Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence': why is there a lack of evidence for cardiovascular disease in the bioarchaeological record? Michaela Binder and Charlotte A. Roberts; Part III. 'Contemporary Perspectives': 13. The challenging diagnosis of cardiovascular disease in skeletal remains: identifying atherosclerotic calcifications from modern documented individuals Lucie Biehler-Gomez, Emanuela Maderna and Cristina Cattaneo; 14. Atherosclerosis in indigenous Tsimane - A contemporary perspective Randall C. Thompson, Gregory S. Thomas, Angela D. Neunuebel, Ashna Mahadev, Benjamin C. Trumble, Edmond Seabright, Daniel K. Cummings, Jonathan Stieglitz, Michael Gurven and Hillard Kaplan.
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