Author : Douglas P. Zipes,Jose Jalife
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2009-05-06
ISBN : 143772762X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside defines the entire state of current scientific and clinical knowledge in this subspecialty. In response to the many major recent developments in the field, Drs. Zipes and Jalife have completely updated this modern classic, making the 5th Edition the most significant revision yet. From our latest understanding of ion channels, molecular genetics, and cardiac electrical activity through newly recognized syndromes, unique needs of special patient populations, and new diagnostic and therapeutic options, you'll find all the state-of-the-art guidance you need to make informed, effective clinical decisions. What's more, a significantly restructured organization, a new full-color layout, and full-text online access make reference easier than ever. Integrates the latest scientific understanding of arrhythmias with the newest clinical applications, giving you an informed basis for choosing the right treatment and management options for each patient. Synthesizes the knowledge of preeminent authorities in cardiology, physiology, pharmacology, pediatrics, biophysics, pathology, cardiothoracic surgery, and biomedical engineering from around the world, giving you a well-rounded, expert grasp of every issue that affects your patient management. Contains 24 new chapters (listed below) as well as exhaustive updates throughout, to keep you current with new scientific knowledge, newly discovered arrhythmia syndromes, and new diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. Developmental Regulation of Cardiac Ion Channels Neural Mechanisms of Initiating and Maintaining Arrhythmias Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms and Acquired Cardiac Arrhythmias Inheritable Sodium Channel Diseases Inheritable Potassium Channel Diseases Inheritable Diseases of Intracellular Calcium Regulation Morphological Correlates of Atrial Arrhythmias Andersen-Tawil Syndrome Timothy Syndrome Progressive Cardiac Conduction Disease Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Arrhythmias in Patients with Neurologic Disorders Autonomic Testing Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Energy Sources for Catheter Ablation Linear Lesions to Ablate Atrial Fibrillation Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients with Structural Heart Disease Catheter Ablation of Ventricular Arrhythmias in Patients without Structural Heart Disease Catheter Ablation in Patients with Congenital Heart Disease Features a completely new section on "Arrhythmias in Special Populations" that explores arrhythmias in athletes ... gender differences in arrhythmias ... arrhythmias in pediatric patients ... and sleep-disordered breathing and arrhythmias. Offers an attractive new full-color design featuring color photos, tables, flow charts, ECGs, and more, making clinically actionable information easy to find and absorb at a glance. Includes full-text online access via Expert Consult, making reference easier for busy practitioners.