Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology for the Clinician / Edition 2

Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology for the Clinician / Edition 2

by Jose Jalife, Mario Delmar, Justus Anumonwo, Omer Berenfeld
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405183330

ISBN-13: 9781405183338

Pub. Date: 06/22/2009

Publisher: Wiley

This book translates fundamental knowledge in basic cardiac electrophysiology from the bench to the bedside. Revised and updated for its second edition, the text offers new coverage of the molecular mechanisms of ion channel behavior and its regulation, complex arrhythmias, and the broadening roles of devices and ablation. Clear, straightforward explanations are

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This book translates fundamental knowledge in basic cardiac electrophysiology from the bench to the bedside. Revised and updated for its second edition, the text offers new coverage of the molecular mechanisms of ion channel behavior and its regulation, complex arrhythmias, and the broadening roles of devices and ablation. Clear, straightforward explanations are illustrated by plentiful diagrams to make the material accessible to the non-specialist.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405183338
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/22/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
360
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments, vii

Foreword to the Second Edition by Douglas P. Zipes, ix

Foreword to the First Edition by Douglas P. Zipes, xi

Introduction, 1

Chapter 1 Bioelectricity, 7

Chapter 2 Ion Channels, 43

Chapter 3 Ion Channel Regulation, 72

Chapter 4 Impulse Initiation and Propagation in Cardiac Muscle, 92

Chapter 5 Rate Dependency of Discontinuous Propagation, 121

Chapter 6 Basic Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmias, 152

Chapter 7 Rotors, Spirals, and Scroll Waves in the Heart, 191

Chapter 8 Rotors and the Mechanisms of Atrial Fibrillation, 224

Chapter 9 Molecular Mechanisms of Ventricular Fibrillation, 254

Chapter 10 Inheritable Arrhythmogenic Diseases, 276

Bibliography, 316

Index, 335

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