Clinical Electrocardiography: A Textbook

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John Wiley & Sons, May 21, 2012 - Medical - 568 pages
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.
 

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Contents

Present and Future
16
The Normal
23
From Cell
34
Leads Devices
54
Sensitivity Specificity
95
Abnormal ECG Patterns
101
Ventricular Enlargement
123
Ventricular Blocks
158
Mechanisms Classification and Clinical Aspects
279
A StepbyStep Approach
373
The Clinical Usefulness
385
The ECG in Different Clinical Settings of Ischemic
402
Inherited Heart Diseases
453
The ECG in Other Heart Diseases
473
The ECG in Other Diseases and Different
494
Other ECG Patterns of Risk
511

Ventricular Preexcitation
203
Ischemia and Necrosis
216

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About the author (2012)

Antonio Bayés de Luna has been Associate Professor of the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, and Chief of Electrocardiography and Arrhythmic Unit in Hospital de Sant Pau. From 1992 to 1998 he chaired the Department of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery in Hospital de Sant Pau, was a full Professor of Cardiology in the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, and the Director of the Institut Catala Cardiologia-Hospital Sant Pau.
Dr Bayes de Luna has been extremely active in the activities of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), most notably as a member of the ESC's Executive Scientific Committee. He has served as President of the XIV European Congress of Cardiology, the XIIth International Congress on Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy, and was President of the World Heart Federation. Dr Bayes de Luna has served on the editorial boards of many of the most highly-regarded journals in cardiovascular medicine. He authored 5 books in English or Spanish, and previous editions of this book, Clinical Electrocardiography, have been translated into French, Russian, Polish and Turkish. He has edited 15 other books and has published more than 200 chapters in other books or monographs.

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