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Electrical Diseases of the Heart [electronic resource] : Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, Prevention

By: Contributor(s): Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: 9781846288531Publication details: Dordrecht : Springer, 2008.ISBN:
  • 9781846288548
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Electrical Diseases of the Heart : Genetics, Mechanisms, Treatment, PreventionDDC classification:
  • 616.128
LOC classification:
  • RC685.A65E42 2008
Online resources:
Contents:
The Past and Promise of Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology; Basic Physiology of Ion Channel Function; Developmental Aspects of the Electrophysiology of the Heart: Function Follows Form; Anatomic and Histopathological Characteristics of the Conductive Tissues of the Heart; Neural Regulation of the Heart in Health and Disease; Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmia; Mechanisms of Action of Antiarrhythmic Drugs; Mechanoelectrical Interactions and Their Role in Electrical Function of the Heart
Arrhythmogenic Malignancies in Hypertrophic CardiomyopathySudden Death in Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Skeletal Myopathies; Ventricular Arrhythmias in Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy; The Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and the Risk of Sudden Death; Drug-Induced Enhanced Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Clinical Practice, Clinical Research, and Drug Development; Pharmacogenomics in Drug Development and Clinical Research; Mechanisms of Drug-Induced Cardiac Toxicity; Acquired (Drug-Induced) Long QT Syndrome; Acquired Form of Brugada Syndrome; Treatment Modalities
Clinical Role of Antiarrhythmic Drugs in the Prevention of Sudden Death
Electrophysiological remodeling in Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart FailureVentricular Electrical Remodeling in Compensated Cardiac Hypertrophy; Physiological and Other Biological Pacemakers; Diagnostic Electrocardiography; Ambulatory Monitoring (Holter, Event Recorders, External, and Implantable Loop Recorders and Wireless Technology); Signal Averaged Electrocardiogram; Heart Rate Variability: Measurements and Risk Stratification; Surface Mapping and Magnetoelectrocardiography; Microvolt T Wave Alternans: Mechanisms and Implications for Prediction of Sudden Cardiac Death
Invasive Electrophysiologic Testing: Role in Sudden Death PredictionProvocative Testing in Inherited Arrhythmias; Novel Predictors of Sudden Cardiac Death; Genetic Testing; Congenital Long QT Syndrome; Brugada Syndrome: Clinical and Genetic Aspects; Brugada Syndrome: Cellular Mechanisms and Approaches to Therapy; Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia; Andersen-Tawil and Timothy Syndromes; Short QT Syndrome; Progressive Cardiac Conduction Disease; Familial Atrial Fibrillation and Standstill; Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation; Cardiac Remodeling
The Role of Cellular Sodium and Calcium Loading in Cardiac Energetics and Arrhythmogenesis: Contribution of the Late Sodium CurrentSodium Ion Channelopathies; L-type Calcium Channel Disease; K+ Channelopathies ( I Ks and I Kr); Channelopathies of Cardiac Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channels; Calcium Release Channels (Ryanodine Receptors) and Arrhythmogenesis; Caveolae and Arrhythmogenesis; Senescence and Arrhythmogenesis; Comparisons of Substrates Responsible for Atrial Versus Ventricular Fibrillation; Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Health and Cardiac Disease
Summary: A clinical reference on the status of cardiac electrophysiological disease. It details in terms of advances in basic and clinical science the developments in the field of experimental and clinical cardiac electrophysiology, genetics, pharmacology, and interventional therapies of various clinical arrhythmogenic entities.
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The Past and Promise of Basic Cardiac Electrophysiology; Basic Physiology of Ion Channel Function; Developmental Aspects of the Electrophysiology of the Heart: Function Follows Form; Anatomic and Histopathological Characteristics of the Conductive Tissues of the Heart; Neural Regulation of the Heart in Health and Disease; Mechanisms of Cardiac Arrhythmia; Mechanisms of Action of Antiarrhythmic Drugs; Mechanoelectrical Interactions and Their Role in Electrical Function of the Heart

Arrhythmogenic Malignancies in Hypertrophic CardiomyopathySudden Death in Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Skeletal Myopathies; Ventricular Arrhythmias in Right Ventricular Dysplasia/Cardiomyopathy; The Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome and the Risk of Sudden Death; Drug-Induced Enhanced Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death in Clinical Practice, Clinical Research, and Drug Development; Pharmacogenomics in Drug Development and Clinical Research; Mechanisms of Drug-Induced Cardiac Toxicity; Acquired (Drug-Induced) Long QT Syndrome; Acquired Form of Brugada Syndrome; Treatment Modalities

Clinical Role of Antiarrhythmic Drugs in the Prevention of Sudden Death

Electrophysiological remodeling in Dilated Cardiomyopathy and Heart FailureVentricular Electrical Remodeling in Compensated Cardiac Hypertrophy; Physiological and Other Biological Pacemakers; Diagnostic Electrocardiography; Ambulatory Monitoring (Holter, Event Recorders, External, and Implantable Loop Recorders and Wireless Technology); Signal Averaged Electrocardiogram; Heart Rate Variability: Measurements and Risk Stratification; Surface Mapping and Magnetoelectrocardiography; Microvolt T Wave Alternans: Mechanisms and Implications for Prediction of Sudden Cardiac Death

Invasive Electrophysiologic Testing: Role in Sudden Death PredictionProvocative Testing in Inherited Arrhythmias; Novel Predictors of Sudden Cardiac Death; Genetic Testing; Congenital Long QT Syndrome; Brugada Syndrome: Clinical and Genetic Aspects; Brugada Syndrome: Cellular Mechanisms and Approaches to Therapy; Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia; Andersen-Tawil and Timothy Syndromes; Short QT Syndrome; Progressive Cardiac Conduction Disease; Familial Atrial Fibrillation and Standstill; Idiopathic Ventricular Fibrillation; Cardiac Remodeling

The Role of Cellular Sodium and Calcium Loading in Cardiac Energetics and Arrhythmogenesis: Contribution of the Late Sodium CurrentSodium Ion Channelopathies; L-type Calcium Channel Disease; K+ Channelopathies ( I Ks and I Kr); Channelopathies of Cardiac Inwardly Rectifying Potassium Channels; Calcium Release Channels (Ryanodine Receptors) and Arrhythmogenesis; Caveolae and Arrhythmogenesis; Senescence and Arrhythmogenesis; Comparisons of Substrates Responsible for Atrial Versus Ventricular Fibrillation; Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in Health and Cardiac Disease

A clinical reference on the status of cardiac electrophysiological disease. It details in terms of advances in basic and clinical science the developments in the field of experimental and clinical cardiac electrophysiology, genetics, pharmacology, and interventional therapies of various clinical arrhythmogenic entities.