Cardiac Electrophysiology, Circulation, and Transport / Edition 1

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780792311454
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/1/1991
  • Series: Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine Series, #121
  • Edition description: 1991
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 387
  • Product dimensions: 1.00 (w) x 6.14 (h) x 9.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Modeling of Electrical Activity and Propagation.- 1 A Cellular Activation Model Based on Macroscopic Fields.- 2 Modeling of Cellular and Intercellular Propagation.- 3 Anisotropic Conduction and Inhomogeneity in Refractoriness.- 4 Different Mechanisms for Reentry in the Epicardial Border Zone of Healing Canine Infarcts: The Roles of Functional and Anatomical Conduction Block.- 5 Effects of Intercellular Resistive Coupling on Action Potential Initiation.- 6 Reentry of Cardiac Excitation: A Simulation Study.- 7 Conduction Velocity Variability in the Ischemic Myocardium as the Cause of Reentrant Arrhythmias.- Propagation of the Cardiac Impulse.- 8 Determinants of Action Potential Transfer From Cell to Cell.- 9 The Effect of the Finite Extracellular Resistance on Impulse Conduction in the Ventricular Myocardium.- 10 The Effects of Potassium on Anisotropic Conduction.- 11 Effect of Ryanodine and Other Modulators of Intracellular Calcium on Impulse Propagation During Simulated Ischemia.- 12 Low Dimensional Chaos and the Transition From Rhythmic to Arrhythmic Behavior in Cardiac Tissue.- 13 Fractal Mechanisms in Cardiac Electrophysiology.- Cell Physiology and Pathophysiology.- 14 Cardiac Sodium Channel Kinetics.- 15 Regulation of Cationic Flux Through Cardiac Sarcoplasmic Reticulum.- 16 Voltage Clamp Tests of a Model of Calcium Handling by Myocardial Cells.- 17 Modulation of Ventricular Impulse Initiation and Repolarization by Sympathetic Innervation.- 18 Relating Membrane Receptors to Drugs.- 19 Excitation—Contraction Coupling in Stunned Myocardium.- 20 Biochemical Mechanisms Contributing to Arrhythmogenesis During Ischemia.- 21 The Control of Cardiac Adenine Nucleotides: The Discovery and Potential Function of High—Energy Oligomeric Derivatives of ATP.- 22 On the Contractile Mechanism in Cardiac Muscle.- Myocardial Mechanics.- 23 Modeling the Effect of Contractility on Distribution of Coronary Flow.- 24 Intramyocardial Pressure Revisited.- 25 On the Mechanism of Transmural Myocardial Compression and Perfusion.- Circulation and Coronary Flow.- 26 A Model for Disturbed Coronary Artery Flow with Phonocardiography Verification.- 27 Left Ventricular Pressure Versus Contractility as Causes for Pulsatile Coronary Flow.- 28 Are Flow Transport Capacities and Metabolic Requirements Matched Regionally in the Myocardium?.- 29 Diminished Tolerance to Ischemia of Hypertrophied Hearts.- 30 Capillary Growth in Normal and Hypertrophic Heart.- Myocardial Metabolism and Energetics.- 31 Myocardial Blood Flow and Oxidative Metabolism Findings in Normal and Diseased Myocardium.- 32 Oxidative Substrate Metabolism in Reperfused Myocardium.- 33 The Role of Driving Forces in Myocardial Energy Metabolism and Transport Processes.- 34 The Effect of Exogenous Lactate and Pyruvate on Triacylglycerol Turnover in the Normoxic Heart.- General Discussion.- 35 General Discussion: Propagation and Arrhythmias.- Muscle Function and Coronary Flow.- CA2++ and the Membrane.- Metabolism and Transport.- Closing Remarks Samuel Sideman Rafael Beyar: Moderators.

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