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Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside
puts the latest knowledge in this subspecialty at your fingertips, giving you a well-rounded, expert grasp of every cardiac electrophysiology issue that affects your patient management. Drs. Zipes, Jalife, and a host of other world leaders in cardiac electrophysiology use a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to guide you through all of the most recent cardiac drugs, techniques, and technologies.
Get well-rounded, expert views of every cardiac electrophysiology issue that affects your patient management from preeminent authorities in cardiology, physiology, pharmacology, pediatrics, biophysics, pathology, cardiothoracic surgery, and biomedical engineering from around the world.
Visually grasp and easily absorb complex concepts through an attractive full-color design featuring color photos, tables, flow charts, ECGs, and more!
Integrate the latest scientific understanding of arrhythmias with the newest clinical applications, to select the right treatment and management options for each patient.
Stay current on the latest advancements and developments with sweeping updates and 52 NEW chapters - written by many new authors - on some of the hottest cardiology topics, such as new technologies for the study of the molecular structure of ion channels, molecular genetics, and the development of new imaging, mapping and ablation techniques.
Get expert advice from Dr. Douglas P. Zipes - a leading authority in electrophysiology and editor of Braunwald's Heart Disease and the Heart Rhythm Journal - and Dr. Jose Jalife - a world-renowned leader and researcher in basic and translational cardiac electrophysiology.
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Cardiac Electrophysiology: From Cell to Bedside
Part I. Structural and Molecular Bases of Ion Channel Function
1 Voltage-Gated Sodium Channels and Electrical Excitablility of the Heart
2 Calcium Channels in the Heart
3 Voltage-Regulated Potassium Channels
4 Structural and Molecular Bases of Inward Rectifier Potassium Channel Function
5 Mammalian Calcium Pumps in Health and Disease
6 Structural and Molecular Bases of Sarcoplasmic Reticulum Ion Channel Function
7 Structural and Molecular Bases of Mitochondrial Ion Channel Function
8 Molecular Organization, Gating, and Function of Gap Junction Channels
Part II. Biophysics of Cardiac Ion Channel Function
9 Biophysics of Normal and Abnormal Cardiac Sodium Channel Function
10 Regulation of Cardiac Calcium Channels
11 KCNQ1/KCNE1 Macromolecular Signaling Complex: Channel Microdomains and Human Disease
12 Structural Determinants and biophysical properties of hERG channel gating
13 Molecular regulation of cardiac inward rectifier potassium channels by pharmacologic agents
14 Cardiac Stretch-Activated Channels and Mechano-Electric Coupling
15 Biophysical Properties of Gap Junctions
16 Excitation-Contraction Coupling
Part III. Intermolecular Interactions and Cardiomyocyte Electrical Function
17 Ion Channel Trafficking in the Heart
18 Macromolecular Complexes and Regulation of the Sodium Channel Nav1.5
19 Calmodulin and CaMKII as Ca2+ switches for cardiac ion channels
20 Macromolecular Complexes and Cardiac Potassium Channels
21 Reciprocity of Cardiac Sodium and Potassium channels in the control of Excitability and Arrhythmias
22 The Intercalated Disc: A Molecular Network that Integrates Electrical Coupling, Intercellular Adhesion, and Cell Excitability
23 Scaffolding Proteins and Ion Channel Diseases
24 Epigenetics in Cardiac Rhythm Diseases
Part IV. Cell Biology of Cardiac Impulse Initiation and Propagation
25 Cardiac Impulse is Initiated by a Coupled System of Membrane Ion Channels and Ca2+ Cycling Proteins
26 Biological Pacing
27 Intercellular Communication and Impulse Propagation
28 Mechanisms of Atrioventricular Nodal Excitability and Propagation
29 Cell Biology of the Specialized Cardiac Conduction System
30 Cardiac Fibroblasts and Arrhythmogenesis
Part V. Models of Cardiac Excitation
31 Ionic Mechanisms of Atrial Action Potentials
32 Models of the Ventricular Action Potential in Health and Disease
33 Calcium Signaling in a Cardiomyocyte Models with Realistic Geometries
34 Theory of Rotors and Arrhythmias
35 Supraventricular Arrhythmias i