Physiology and Pharmacology of the Heart / Edition 1

Physiology and Pharmacology of the Heart / Edition 1

by Hilary Brown, Roland Kozlowski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0865427224

ISBN-13: 9780865427228

Pub. Date: 06/04/1997

Publisher: Wiley

Profusely illustrated, Physiology and Pharmacology of the Heart contains lucid descriptions of the following topics: anatomy of the heart; foetal circulation; congenital malformations; mechanical events in the normal heart; electrical excitations of the heart; mechanical properties of cardiac muscle and its control; measurement of cardiac output; coronary

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Profusely illustrated, Physiology and Pharmacology of the Heart contains lucid descriptions of the following topics: anatomy of the heart; foetal circulation; congenital malformations; mechanical events in the normal heart; electrical excitations of the heart; mechanical properties of cardiac muscle and its control; measurement of cardiac output; coronary circulation; ischaemic heart disease and its therapy; and cardiac failure and its therapy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865427228
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/04/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.68(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

1. Functional Anatomy of the Heart; 2. Mechanical Events During the Cardiac Cycle; 3. The Excitatory Pathway; 4. Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology: Ventricle and Atrium; 5. Cardiac Cellular Electrophysiology: Pacemaking and Conducting Tissue; 6. The Electrocardiogram; 7. Arrhythmias: Electrophysiological basis; 8. Antiarrhythmic Drugs 9. Arrhythmias: Clinical considerations; 10. Excitation-Contraction Coupling and Mechanoelectrical Feedback; 11. Functional Aspects of Cardiac Muscle Contraction; 12. The Nervous Control of Heart Rate and Force; 13. Measurement of Cardiac Output; 14. The Cardiac Environment: Effects of Altered Ion Concentrations on the Heart; 15. Coronary Flow and Coronary Thrombosis; 16. Drugs used to Treat Ischaemic Heart Disease; 17. Cardiac Failure; 18. Drugs Used for Cardiac Failure; 19. Molecular Biology of Cardiac Ion Channels; 20. Growing Points in Cardiac Research; Further Reading; Index

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