Embryology and Teratology of the Heart and the Great Arteries: Conducting System; Transposition of the Great Arteries; Ductus Arteriosus

Embryology and Teratology of the Heart and the Great Arteries: Conducting System; Transposition of the Great Arteries; Ductus Arteriosus

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400999466
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/21/2011
Series: Boerhaave Series for Postgraduate Medical Education Series , #13
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1978
Pages: 235
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

I. Conducting System.- A. Normal embryology and anatomy.- 1. Embryology of the conducting system.- 2. The specialized myocardium in the foetal heart.- 3. The morphology of the normal conducting system.- 4. Internodal conduction pathways: specialized or preferential?.- B. Disposition in congenital heart malformations.- 5. The conducting tissues in congenitally complete heart block, a clinico-pathologic correlation in three patients.- 6. The conducting system in hearts with atrioventricular canal malformations.- 7. Conducting tissue in the univentricular heart.- 8. The atrioventricular conduction tissues in congenitally corrected transposition.- II. Transposition of the Great Arteries.- A. Pathogenesis.- 9. Introductory remarks.- 10. The morphogenesis of ventriculo-arterial discordance.- 11. The formal morphogenesis of arterial transposition with special regard to the concept of homology and series formation.- 12. Transposition of the great arteries: controversies concerning the nature and the pathogenesis of the anomaly.- 13. Considerations pertinent to the embryogenesis of transposition.- B. Morphological aspects.- 14. Interventricular communications in transposition of the great arteries.- A. Oppenheimer-Dekker.- 15. Left ventricular outflow tract obstruction in transposition with interventricular communication; anatomical aspects.- C. Clinical aspects.- 16. The surgical treatment of transposition of the great arteries.- 17. Arrhytmias following Mustard’s operation for transposition of the great arteries.- III. Ductus Arteriosus.- 18. Ductus arteriosus and prostaglandin.- 19. Ductus arteriosus and indomethacin.- 20. Flow and pressure; the mechanics of closure of the human ductus arteriosus.

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