Book 2009

Handbook of Cardiac Anatomy, Physiology, and Devices

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ISBN: 978-1-60327-371-8 (Print) 978-1-60327-372-5 (Online)

Table of contents (38 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-12

      General Features of the Cardiovascular System

  3. Anatomy

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      Pages 13-13

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      Pages 15-21

      Attitudinally Correct Cardiac Anatomy

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      Pages 23-32

      Cardiac Development

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      Pages 33-58

      Anatomy of the Thoracic Wall, Pulmonary Cavities, and Mediastinum

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      Pages 59-85

      Anatomy of the Human Heart

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      Pages 87-108

      Comparative Cardiac Anatomy

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      Pages 109-123

      The Coronary Vascular System and Associated Medical Devices

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      Pages 125-136

      The Pericardium

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      Pages 137-144

      Congenital Defects of the Human Heart: Nomenclature and Anatomy

  4. Physiology and Assessment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 145-145

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      Chapter

      Pages 147-158

      Cellular Myocytes

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      Pages 159-175

      The Cardiac Conduction System

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      Pages 177-189

      Autonomic Nervous System

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      Pages 191-218

      Cardiac and Vascular Receptors and Signal Transduction

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      Pages 219-229

      Reversible and Irreversible Damage of the Myocardium: New Ischemic Syndromes, Ischemia/Reperfusion Injury, and Cardioprotection

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      Pages 231-241

      The Effects of Anesthetic Agents on Cardiac Function

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      Pages 243-255

      Blood Pressure, Heart Tones, and Diagnoses

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      Pages 257-269

      Basic ECG Theory, 12-Lead Recordings and Their Interpretation

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      Pages 271-296

      Mechanical Aspects of Cardiac Performance

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      Pages 297-317

      Energy Metabolism in the Normal and Diseased Heart

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      Chapter

      Pages 319-330

      Introduction to Echocardiography

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