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|Format:||Hardback, 568 pages, 4th Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||Illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 19 April 2012|
Written by one of the world's most respected cardiologists and designed with the needs of the internist and general clinical cardiologist in mind, this new volume provides clear, accessible guidance on the use of electrocardiography to diagnose and manage cardiovascular disease.
Table of Contents
Preface, vii Foreword by Dr Eugene Braunwald, ix Foreword by Dr Marcelo Elizari, x Recommended Reading, xi Part 1 Introductory Aspects 1 The Electrical Activity of the Heart, 3 2 The History of Electrocardiography, 11 3 Utility and Limitations of the Surface ECG: Present and Future, 16 Part 2 The Normal ECG 4 The Anatomical Basis of the ECG: From Macroscopic Anatomy to Ultrastructural Characteristics, 25 5 The Electrophysiological Basis of the ECG: From Cell Electrophysiology to the Human ECG, 34 6 The ECG Recording: Leads, Devices, and Techniques, 54 7 Characteristics of the Normal Electrocardiogram: Normal ECG Waves and Intervals, 67 8 Diagnostic Criteria: Sensitivity, Specificity and Predictive Value, 95 Part 3 Abnormal ECG Patterns 9 Atrial Abnormalities, 103 10 Ventricular Enlargement, 123 11 Ventricular Blocks, 158 12 Ventricular Pre-excitation, 203 13 Ischemia and Necrosis, 216 Part 4 Arrhythmias 14 Mechanisms, Classification, and Clinical Aspects of Arrhythmias, 279 15 Active Supraventricular Arrhythmias, 301 16 Active Ventricular Arrhythmias, 329 17 Passive Arrhythmias, 354 18 Diagnosis of Arrhythmias in Clinical Practice: A Step-by-Step Approach, 373 Part 5 The Clinical Usefulness of Electrocardiography 19 The Diagnostic Value of Electrocardiographic Abnormalities, 387 20 The ECG in Different Clinical Settings of Ischemic Heart Disease, 402 21 Inherited Heart Diseases, 453 22 The ECG in Other Heart Diseases, 473 23 The ECG in Other Diseases and Different Situations, 494 24 Other ECG Patterns of Risk, 511 25 Limitations of the Conventional ECG: Utility of Other Techniques, 523 Index, 541 Color plate section facing p. 276
"This is a unique book because, rather than emphasizing memorization of ECG patterns, it focuses on the cellular, anatomical, and physiological parameters of conduction to facilitate an understanding of electrocardiography." ( Doody's , 30 November 2012)
|Publisher: ||Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)|
|Dimensions: ||28.0 x 22.0 x 2.0 centimeters (1.82 kg)|