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Pediatric and Fundamental Electrocardiography

  • Jerome Liebman
  • Robert Plonsey
  • Yoram Rudy

Part of the Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine book series (DICM, volume 56)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Michiel J. Janse, Frans J. L. van Capelle
    Pages 91-105
  3. John D. Kugler
    Pages 107-135
  4. Phyllis M. Gootman, Howard L. Cohen, Norman Gootman
    Pages 137-159
  5. Victoria L. Vetter
    Pages 161-185
  6. Victoria L. Vetter, Leonard N. Horowitz
    Pages 187-206
  7. Ira W. DuBrow, Daniel Scagliotti
    Pages 207-229
  8. Robert M. Campbell, Macdonald Dick II, William C. Chan, Victor Kalff, James Thrall, Janice M. Jenkins
    Pages 231-240
  9. Peter S. Hesslein
    Pages 241-283
  10. Janice M. Jenkins, Robert Arzbaecher
    Pages 285-313
  11. Madhav S. Kavuru, Hubert Vesselle, Cecil W. Thomas
    Pages 315-327
  12. Cecil W. Thomas, Daniel Lee
    Pages 329-345
  13. Rudolph Th. van Dam
    Pages 347-359
  14. D. Woodrow Benson Jr.
    Pages 361-379
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 399-406

About this book

Introduction

The field of electrocardiography is at a cross­ roads. We have reached an era in cardiovascular about the electrical state of the heart not likely to be available in any other imaging techniques. medicine where it is claimed that "imaging" is king. The innovative and useful ultrasound And, in the body surface potential map, we have an imaging technique that goes beyond struc­ techniques continue to develop, and, in the wings lie magnetic resonance, position emission, ture-the only other being, perhaps, magnetic resonance, which has the potential for metabolic and, perhaps, other modalities. Consequently, there are those who state that, other than the imaging. Clinical electrocardiography is impor­ problems related to cardiac rhythm, electro­ tant not only as a diagnostic tool for it can truly cardiography as a discipline is passe. In addi­ give insight into the effect of the disease in question on the heart muscle itself. tion, although there is continued superb work in the basic science related to arrhythmias, only Therefore, it seemed now to be appropriate to a handful of scientists are interested in the bring together leaders in the various fields of myocardial source per se. And few scientists are electrocardiography with the only constraint interested in what happens to that myocardial being a concentration on newer concepts and electrical source on its trip from the endo­ ideas.

Keywords

cardiovascular electrocardiogram (ECG) electrocardiography heart heart rate ultrasound

Editors and affiliations

  • Jerome Liebman
    • 1
  • Robert Plonsey
    • 2
  • Yoram Rudy
    • 3
  1. 1.Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Division of Pediatric CardiologyRainbow Babies & Children’s HospitalClevelandUSA
  2. 2.Duke UniversityDurhamUSA
  3. 3.Case Western Reserve UniversityClevelandUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4613-2323-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1987
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-9428-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4613-2323-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0166-9842
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